Bachelor of Science

in Middle School Education (Grades 4-8)

The ACU middle school education degrees provide strong and deep understanding of the teaching field, best practices of instruction, and critical knowledge of the particular emotional and social needs of middle school students.

You can choose to focus on English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies or Mathematics. Your professional preparation program will provide multiple opportunities to participate in classrooms prior to your student teaching semester. You will be prepared to live out your calling, as you impact children from the first day in your own classroom.

The ACU middle school education degrees provide strong and deep understanding of the teaching field, best practices of instruction, and critical knowledge of the particular emotional and social needs of middle school students.

You can choose to focus on English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies or Mathematics. Your professional preparation program will provide multiple opportunities to participate in classrooms prior to your student teaching semester. You will be prepared to live out your calling, as you impact children from the first day in your own classroom.

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Application Deadline

February 1

National Candidates

May 1

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Are you ready for the challenge?

ACU’s Middle School Education degrees allow you to certify to teach grades 4 though 8 in English Language Arts, Social Studies, Science or Mathematics.

If you are interested in combining a master’s degree with your secondary education certification, ACU offers a one year M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning designed for ACU students who will complete a bachelor’s degree in education.

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Program Structure

B.S. in Middle School Education

Degree Details

These are the important details you will need to keep in mind as you prepare your application and degree plan. Explore the different tracks available with this major.

Required Hours

Varies by field of study

Example Coursework

  • Teaching in the Middle School
  • Educational Foundations
  • Educational Psychology
  • Teaching Students with Special Needs

Department

Teacher Education

Application Deadlines

Early Application Deadline
November 1

Application Deadline
February 1

National Candidates
May 1

Opportunities & Activities

Zach Garza

What positions could you work in after graduation?

  • Public or private school teacher
  • Educational consultant
  • Christian ministry
  • Education nonprofit agencies
  • Leadership roles in youth organizations such as Big Brothers/Big Sisters
  • Museum education

Forerunner Mentoring Program provides role models for boys without fathers in the home. Zach Garza (left) in action as a role model.

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Student in class during a lecture

Activities

Teacher education students can participate in a number of real-world learning experiences, including:·

  • Study abroad
  • Innovative schools site visits
  • Meaningful field experiences
  • Global Service Trips
  • Undergraduate research