Temple University

MEd in Middle Grades Education


1801 North Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MEd in Middle Grades Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MEd in Middle Grades Education trains graduate students to guide learners through grades 4 through 8 and prepare them for the demands of high school. Certification prepares graduates to teach in both upper elementary and middle grades classrooms. Students graduate with a solid foundation in learning and teaching and a strong commitment to serving pre-adolescent learners from diverse economic, ethnic and geographic backgrounds. This program focuses on building deep, content-specific pedagogical knowledge aligned to the wide-ranging academic standards and developmental needs of middle grades students. While becoming certified to teach all upper-elementary subjects (grades 4 to 6), students concurrently pursue single or dual-certification for grades 7 and 8 in one of the following concentrations: Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts and Mathematics, Language Arts and Science, Mathematics and Science 


Prepares students to apply for certification with the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Eligibility Requirements:

Students must submit an application, official undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts, two letters of recommendation, resume, statement of goals and official Praxis II scores

International Student Requirements:

Official document that validates completion and conferral of a degree, diploma, or certificate. Official international transcripts must be mailed. While not required, applicants are encouraged to submit transcripts to World Education Services (WES) for evaluation. Official TOEFL or IELTS exam scores required.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 31

In State Tuition (per year): $916 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 1261 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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