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Middle Level Education

Wilkes University

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

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

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  • International

    517 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 517 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    517 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 517 USD per credit during 12 months.


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