This interdisciplinary degree program prepares students seeking licensure in both Elementary (Pk-6) and one area in Middle School (6-8).
This is the program for students who want to help young students bridge the gap between the elementary and high school experience, grades 6-8. You'll help prepare young minds to determine their own path when they hit high school.
You'll benefit from small class sizes, innovative course content, and hands-on field observations with full-time faculty who are experts in their areas of study.
Work closely with your professors to implement class content in authentic settings. Your field experiences start prior to your student teaching, are embedded into coursework, and are developmentally aligned to scaffold instruction.
Engage in a variety of authentic field experiences in PK-6 classrooms with approximately 210 content hours in the field in topics that include:
- Student research
- Human growth and development
- Reading and literacy
- Content area methods
- Behavior management
Complete your student teaching experiences throughout the state and participate in a virtual seminar, receiving individual support from your
- University Supervisor
- Faculty Coach
Program graduates go on to become middle school teachers and/or instructional leaders.