Middle School Education Degree Program

A young student’s educational development during middle school years prepares them for the many academic challenges they will soon face in high school and in college. This crucial time could make all the difference when it comes to future achievements. CMU’s Middle School Education major will make sure you’re ready to be a teacher and instill the vital skills schools seek while searching for the perfect teacher.

This degree program leads to Missouri Teaching Certification in grades 5-9.

Middle School Education Degree Program Offerings

This program is offered at the following locations:

Residential Campus

Online Programs

About This Program

The Middle School Education major focuses around teaching methods, the development of middle-school age youth, and various class concentrations depending on which area of study you choose. At CMU, you can obtain your Bachelor of Science in Education degree with certification in Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, or Social Science. Our program is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission and the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

As a CMU Middle School Education major, you will have opportunities to:

  • develop workplace skills that allow you to naturally analyze information, answer questions, communicate effectively, develop ideas, hold an audience’s attention, and encourage others to grow and learn
  • participate in hands-on learning through projects, observational and field experiences, and internships
  • become a candidate for employment who is highly desired for your creativity, leadership skills, and teaching abilities
  • receive the preparation needed to earn an advanced degree

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Degrees Available

Other CMU Education Degrees

Admission Requirements

Admission to CMU is selective. Our admission staff carefully reviews and evaluates each application on an individual basis. Please review all requirements prior to applying for admission.

CMU Admission Requirements

After being accepted to CMU, students wishing to pursue a degree in Education must meet the additional requirements for full acceptance into the program.

Education Admission Requirements