Master of Education in Middle Grades Education
Georgia Southern University

Program Details

The online Master of Education in Middle Grades Education program prepares teachers for grades 4-8, enhancing their teaching and research skills.  The curriculum is based upon the concept of developmentally appropriate practices and the value of working with diverse student populations, helping professionals meet their individual intellectual and career goals through a flexible program that provides learning experiences.  Graduates are knowledgeable of the content they plan to teach in grades 4-8, effective at implementing diverse teaching and learning experiences, and are able to meet the needs of diverse learners.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Possess or be eligible for a Georgia Induction or Professional Certificate or the equivalent, or possess or be eligible for a Georgia Certificate of Eligibility for an Induction Certificate
  • Cumulative 2.50 (4.0 scale) GPA or higher on all undergraduate and graduate work combined
  • Statement of purpose
  • Disclosure and Affirmation statements

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges