Master of Arts in Middle Grades Education
Appalachian State University

Program Details

The online MA in Middle Grades Education degree program prepares students to effectively teach grades six through nine. This program meets the advanced competencies as mandated in the North Carolina Excellent Schools Act for Master-level teacher education programs, leading to a graduate level “M” licensure. Students may choose one of four tracks to customize their education: 

  • Language Arts 
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Appalachian State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Must hold a North Carolina "A" licensure or the equivalent from another state if seeking licensure.