48 months
15500 USD/year
15500 USD/year
11880 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Middle Level Education program at The University of Akron expand students’ educations by delving deeper into subjects taught in elementary, middle and junior high schools, and introducing them to more information about the world.


Core curriculum of The University of Akron combines theory and practice to prepare you for licensure to work in elementary, middle or junior high schools.

Our faculty:

  • are innovative and interactive
  • win teaching awards
  • use multimedia technology to enhance classroom learning
The College of Education offers a variety of resources for its students, including:
  • Literacy Center
You will participate in at least 100 hours of field-based experiences in a variety of diverse settings prior to student teaching.

The culminating experience for teacher education is student teaching, under the supervision of College of Education faculty and a classroom teacher.

Students choose two of the following four content areas as a Middle Level Teacher Education student:

  • Math
  • Science
  • Language Arts
  • Social Studies


A degree in Middle Level Education paves the way to teach in elementary, middle or junior high schools. Most middle school teachers specialize in two subject areas, such as language arts, mathematics, social studies or science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Natural Science: Biology
  • U.S. History to 1877
  • Educational Psychology
  • Word Study, Phonics & Spelling
  • Middle Level Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • UA operates on a rolling admissions basis and takes a holistic – or whole student – approach when considering students for admission


124 SCH
  • 124-134 credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Official Proof of English Proficiency
  • Official SAT/ACT (Optional, required only for scholarships and direct admission)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    11880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11880 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Akron

890 - 1300 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.

Our partners

Middle Level Education
The University of Akron


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!