Bachelor of Science in Middle School Education

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 serve children well from the first day in your own classroom.

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Degrees offered:

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

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?

  • 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



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
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Degree Details


English Language Arts

Social Studies



Required Hours

Varies by field of study.

Example Coursework

Teaching in the Middle School

Educational Foundations

Educational Psychology

Teaching Students with Special Needs


Teacher Education

Application Deadlines

National Candidates: May 1st

Early Bird: November 1st

Regular: February 1st

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