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Master of Arts in Education / Middle Grades Education

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Education with a focus in Middle Grades Education program is designed to help teachers certified to teach in middle schools in grades 5-9 improve their professional skills.  The curriculum helps instructors expand their subject knowledge and increase their understanding of the intellectual, philosophical, and cultural foundations of effective education.  Graduates are prepared to enhance the middle grade learning experience and help students reach their full potential as gifted education teachers, gifted coordinators, teachers in middle schools, specialists, or coaches.


  • Official transcripts from any and all colleges or universities previously attended
  • GRE scores

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


Students who do not hold teacher certification in Kentucky should consult with their state's licensing agency to determine whether this program will meet their state's licensure requirements.