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English - Language Arts Education (Grades 5 – 9), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Saint Louis, MO, United States
Graduates of English - Language Arts Education (Grades 5 – 9) program at Maryville University help students build on the fundamentals learned in elementary school and prepare them for the academic challenges of high school.
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A bachelor’s degree in middle school education focuses on becoming a Language Arts/English teacher for grades 5-9 and prepares students to understand the special joys and challenges of working with young adolescents. 

Students wishing to teach English/Language Arts at the middle school level earn a double major in English.

Professional Partnership

The English - Language Arts Education (Grades 5 – 9) program at Maryville University places its students in multiple school settings, providing a wealth of experiences in a diverse group of schools. Schools selected for placements are models of best practices, have a wide diversity of students, and have a long history of partnering with us including:

  • Parkway School District
  • Rock Hill School District
  • St. Louis Public Schools
  • Lindbergh School District
  • Kirkwood School District

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Maryville University doesn't have a deadline. However, international students should plan to apply by June 1st for Fall and November 1st for Spring.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • School and Society
  • Fundamentals of Secondary Schools
  • Adolescent Development and Learning
  • Literacy Across Academic Disciplines
  • Educational Developmental Psychology: Learning and Management
  • Education and Psychology of Exceptional Children

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

General Requirements

  • Application for admission. 
  • One Letter of Recommendation from a teacher or counselor.
  • Unofficial English translated copies of high school (secondary) transcripts or GED score (except students who have a bachelor’s degree). Official transcripts due upon acceptance to Maryville. 
  • Unofficial English translated copies of transcripts from all college or universities previously attended. Official transcripts due upon acceptance to Maryville.  Under certain circumstances, an official evaluation from a NACES member service may be required (
  • Financial certification in two forms is required in English: A letter of support from the sponsor and a bank statement from the sponsor’s bank account with dollar amounts stated.
  • Any other documentation required by a specific Maryville academic program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24766 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24766 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24766 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24766 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Saint Louis

  • 1015 - 1530 USD/month
    Living Costs

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