The program is not accepting applications at this time.
Entrance exam: GRE or MAT
Exam waiver available: No
With a Master of Arts in Middle Grades Education from App State, you can address the learning and socio-emotional needs of children in junior high classrooms. You will research developmentally responsive instructional practices in a nationally recognized program while preparing yourself to work democratically with diverse children and families.
This experience will increase your knowledge around the development of middle school-aged students and your ability to teach each grade level effectively. Graduates are eligible to apply for “M” level licensure in grades 6–9.
App State’s master’s degree in Middle Grades Education is also offered fully online — learn more by visiting App State Online.
Visit the Reich College of Education website for more information about the Middle Grades Education program.
This is a program that can lead to licensure or certification in North Carolina. Appalachian State University cannot confirm whether this program will meet the requirements for professional licensure in other states or territories.
If this applies to you, check the Professional Licensure webpage for information on licensure requirements and licensing agencies in other states. Or, you may address questions to State Authorization at App State at email@example.com or 828-262-7559.
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The Princeton Review named App State among the best schools in the U.S. and the Southeast for 2022.
Forbes magazine ranked App State among “America’s Top Colleges” for 2022.
Where can an App State degree take you? Anywhere you want to go!
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