Middle Level Education (B.S.Ed.)
Guide adolescents through a critical stage of their education.
The middle grades are crucial years of education—a time when children pass through the tumultuous time of adolescence. By earning a bachelor’s degree in middle level education at the University of North Dakota, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and skills to be an effective teacher of students in the fifth through eighth grades.
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- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
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Why Study Middle Level Education at UND?
The University of North Dakota offers the most comprehensive teacher education program in the state, and one of the few in the region.. Our program graduates teachers who enter classrooms in North Dakota, Minnesota and across the nation.
The middle level program prepares teachers to meet the unique needs of the adolescent students in grades 5-8. The program draws from elementary and secondary education but focuses on developmental, curricular and philosophical considerations to provide teachers the skills needed to serve this challenging age group.
You'll concentrate in two subjects taught at middle schools: math, science, English, social studies and health.
Our courses are designed to provide real-world classroom experiences The middle level program has a strong clinical (field-based) component. You will have an opportunity to complete in excess of 175 hours in the classroom prior to student teaching. Your program culminates in a student teaching assignment where you'll have responsibility for instruction and assessment.
All teacher education programs at the University of North Dakota are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The Middle Level Education degree is also approved by the North Dakota Educational Standards and LIcensing Board.