The Bachelor of Science (B.S.Ed.) program in Middle Grades Education (MGED) leads to initial middle-grades teacher certification (grades 4-8). The program consists of :
Coursework in the major field of study,
Methodology courses addressing academic instruction, and
Core coursework in professional education.
During this middle school teaching degree program, you will be well-prepared with excellent teaching skills. You will have many experiences in a variety of public school classrooms prior to the student teaching semester. All field experiences, including student teaching, take place within a 60 mile radius of the Georgia Southern campus. To view an introductory video regarding the student teaching experience click here The Student Teaching Experience. Explore more of the program outcomes.
Upon successful completion of the program and passing the Middle Grades Education GACE exam, you will qualify for Georgia’s middle-grades teacher Induction certification at the T-4 level.