Bachelor of Science in Middle School Education

Inspire and educate young people with a bachelor of science in middle school education

ACU’s B.S. in secondary education will set you on the path to a rewarding career. The middle school years are a pivotal time in an adolescent’s life. They’re building on fundamentals learned in elementary school, while preparing for the challenges of high school — all while developing into young adults.

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Degrees offered:

ACU’s Middle School Education B.S. offers a variety of education and interdisciplinary bachelor of science degrees that certify you to teach in the following disciplines at the middle-school level:

  • Art
  • Core Subjects
  • English Language Arts and Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Spanish
  • Theatre

Examples of particular degrees offered are as follows:

  • Middle school education with early childhood to 6 and 4-8 - Mathematics
  • Middle school education with early childhood to 6 and 4-8 - Language Arts
  • Middle school education with early childhood to 6 and 4-8 - Social Studies

For those interested in combining a master's degree with their 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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What positions could you work in after graduation?

  • Middle school teacher
  • Christian education teacher
  • International school teacher
  • Educational consultant

Clubs and Activities

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

  • Student teaching
  • Study abroad
  • Research and conferences
  • Kappa Delta Pi (honor society)
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Degree Details

Required Hours


Example Coursework

Literature for Children

Elementary Management and Methods

Educational Foundations

Courses specific to your area of interest

Minor Available:



Teacher Education

Application Deadlines

National Candidates: May 1st

Early Bird: November 1st

Regular: Fbruary 1st

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