Middle Level Education

Wilkes University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
517 USD/credit
517 USD/credit
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The Middle Level Education program of Wilkes University offers concentrations in Middle Level Mathematics, Science, English/Language Arts, and Social Studies.


The degree prepares teachers to better meet the needs of adolescent learners and prepares candidates to apply for Pennsylvania’s grades 4-8 certificate in a particular content area.

Two options are available for Pennsylvania teachers who hold Level I or Level II instructional certification:

  • The 36-credit degree plus certification option culminates with a semester-long internship, and is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education as a certification preparation program.
  • The 30-credit degree option meets the needs of teachers who wish to add the Grades 4-8 certification through PDE's "test only" option, or who do not wish to seek certification.

Prospective students of the Middle Level Education program of Wilkes University must hold Level I or Level II instruction certification. The curriculum for the program includes:

  • Adolescent development, cognition and learning;
  • Subject matter pedagogy
  • Assessment in the program of study

Programme Structure

Courses include:

    • Using Assessment to Guide Instruction

    • Curriculum and Instruction

    • Action Research for Educational Change

    • Teaching Adolescent Learners at the Middle Level

    • Mathematics in Middle Level Education

    • Science in Middle Level Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An online application
  • Bachelor's degree with at least a 3.0 GPA from an accredited institution
  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • Two completed graduate recommendation forms
  • Instructional Level I or II certificate from PDE

Tuition Fee

  • International

    517 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 517 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    517 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 517 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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Middle Level Education
Wilkes University