Inspire Middle School Students
Grades 4 through 8 mark a period of transition and transformation in young children. Help students develop mental, social, personal and intellectual growth as an upper elementary or middle school teacher. Our bachelor's degree with middle school certification offers a number of specialties, allowing you to concentrate on specific interests. Learn to design engaging lessons, develop a curriculum for diverse students and foster an inclusive learning environment. Work with exemplary faculty as they equip you with subject-matter knowledge and practical skills to excel in the classroom. Enroll today to become part of our nationally-recognized education program.
See Yourself Succeed with a Degree In Middle School Teaching
Experience middle school teaching first-hand through field-based opportunities that provide insight and knowledge to prepare you for success in the modern classroom.
Our distinguished faculty will expand your knowledge and understanding of teaching philosophies by mentoring you each step of the way.
Guidance You Need
Located in the Frank Young Education North Building, our Mentor Center provides the information and support you need to reach your career goals.
Learn through coursework and field-based experiences as you prepare for the diverse instructional leadership roles today’s middle school teachers face.
We’re passionate about developing excellent teachers who can transition their coursework into practical experience in the field to facilitate successful learning opportunities for students.
Focus Your Passion
We offer many opportunities for students seeking teaching certification for grades 4 through 8. After choosing a concentration based on your interests, you’ll learn to teach effectively while discovering ways to enrich the educational experiences of each student.
Our graduates go on to become successful middle school teachers throughout Texas. Some of our graduates pursue advanced studies.
Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries
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Local ISDs often seek after our graduates. Job placement and satisfaction is ranked highly in our education program. These are just a few examples of districts where our students found employment. Now's your chance to discover where you belong.
Develop a knowledge base of the changes and issues that typically affect development in the years from age 8 through adolescence and consider how various learning theories, particularly multiple intelligence theory, can inform practices in middle level classroom.
Gain the knowledge and skills concerning the American school system, as well as legal and ethical aspects of teaching. Thirty clock hours of professional field experiences are required. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing, must have passed TSI, and a minimum overall GPA of 2.5. Prerequisite or Co-requisite: ELED 1301.
Explore the science of teaching reading and the integration of best practices for supporting reading and writing instruction in content areas. Prerequisites: Minimum overall GPA of 2.75 must have passed TSI and THEA 250 Reading score or ACT 23 Composite and 23 English or (scores before 2016) SAT 1070 Combined and 550 Critical Reading or (scores after 2016) 590 SAT Evidence-Based Reading.
Undergraduate Program Costs
Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for Texas residents and $9,108 for non-residents.
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