Campbellsville University

Master of Arts in Teaching Middle Grades: 5-9 English


1 University Drive

Campbellsville, KY 42718

United States


(800) 264-6014

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Teaching Middle Grades: 5-9 English

Format: Online

Program Description:

The online master’s of teaching middle grades from Campbellsville University was designed for those who wish
to transition into a teaching career and already have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. The program
provides you with the skills needed to work with diverse learners, apply effective teaching methods and
understand relevant topics in student growth and development. You will receive the certification required to teach
your chosen subject while learning the modern trends that are evolving education.
The program teaches the cognitive, physical and social-emotional growth of children and adolescents; a variety
of instructional approaches, materials and comprehensive curriculum to support student learning in literacy; and
the practical skills in student assessment required for curriculum planning in the classroom. The online M.A.T.
degree also covers the research methods and procedures used in education, effective management skills and
the needs and nature of diverse populations.
You can choose from one of four tracks to help you focus your degree:

•    English
•    Science
•    Social Studies
•    Mathematics

A graduate practicum/seminar is required for the degree. The course gives you an opportunity to apply your best
instructional practice in a field-based setting with cognitive coaching from colleagues. In addition, students,
including those taking the Option 6 route, who are not currently teachers must complete 16 weeks of student
teaching in a middle school classroom.
The program’s faculty incorporate their real-world experiences in the curriculum. Campbellsville University is
accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). NCATE,
the National Council for the Accreditation for Teacher Education, has also accredited our online master’s of
teaching in secondary education. The fully online degree offers the flexibility and convenience of being able to
complete coursework when it best fits your busy personal and professional schedules.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University II

Loans Offered: Campbellsville University’s FAFSA code: 001959

Locale: Remote Town

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