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Middle Level Teacher Education

Illinois State University

48 months
27069 USD/year
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The Middle Level Teacher Education program at Illinois State University prepares candidates with a unique expertise in teaching young adolescents with a focus on grades 5-8.


You can apply to this university with the help of INTO, free of charge. If you satisfy the university admission requirements and the minimum English language scores you can choose the option of direct undergraduate admission. They will help you apply to multiple universities at once, take care of the student I-20 Form for US entry, and will not charge you any fees for the university application.

As a Middle Level Teacher Education student, you are required to choose two subject areas in which to focus your studies. These concentration areas are supplemented with additional courses from related disciplines. 

Illinois State is the only middle level program in Illinois that requires candidates to have two content areas, giving our graduates greater flexibility in pursuing teaching opportunities and encourages graduates to consider cross-curricular teaching and learning experiences for their pupils. 

Why study the  Middle Level Teacher Education program at Illinois State University

Middle school teachers facilitate the transition from childhood to young adulthood. They help students delve more deeply into subject matter and learn more about themselves and the world. A deep understanding of young adolescents and how they learn prepares our candidates to deliver exciting instructional experiences that resonate with their pupils.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Introduction to Young Adolescent Development & Middle Level Schools 
  •  Literacy Instruction in Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Middle Level Classrooms
  • Teaching & Learning in Middle Level Education
  • Middle Level Education Clinical 
  • Literacy & Technology Across Middle Level Disciplines 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All information is provided as a guide and does not guarantee entry. Admissions decisions are at the discretion of the university.

  • High School Diploma. Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Tuition Fee

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    27069 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27069 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Normal

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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