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Middle Grades Education, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, GA,
The Middle Grades Education program at Columbus State University prepares individuals to become proficient middle level educators who are responsible to the unique developmental nature and needs of young adolescents.

About

The program provides content preparation in two teaching fields as well as a specialized knowledge base that emphasizes the philosophy, theories, research, exemplary practices and interdisciplinary focus of successful middle level programs. Pre-service teachers also participate in a variety of field experiences to develop the dispositions and performances needed to be effective teachers for young adolescents.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in planning instruction based on standards and knowledge of students
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using a wide range of instructional strategies and differentiating instruction to help all students learn
Career Opportunities The B.S. Ed. program in Middle Grades leads to entry-level Georgia certification and qualifies students to teach in grades 4-8.

Accreditation

Educator Preparation at Columbus State University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

All educator preparation programs are approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  •  Teaching Writing in MG
  •  Selected Topics in MG
  •  Teaching Math in the MG 1
  •  Read/Learn Strategies in the MG
  •  Integrating Technology
  •  General Ed.Student Teaching
  •  Classroom Management
  •  Teaching Math in the MG 2
  •  Investigating Geometry and Measurement
  •  Exploring Statistics
  •  Algebra & Proportional Reasoning
  • Teaching Science in the MG 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A minimum high school GPA of 2.5 for those who have not attended college/ university is required.
  •  A minimum college/ university GPA of 2.0 for those who have attended college/ university and eligibility to return, is required.
  • During the sophomore year, students intending to complete a teacher education program make formal application to the teacher education program. Normally, this occurs after the student has completed three semesters of full-time course work. Application is made to the COEHP Office of Student Advising and Field Experiences.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9222 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9222 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    2613 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2613 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Columbus

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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