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Middle Grades

Masters of Arts in Teaching Middle Grades Education

The Graduate School of the College of Charleston and The Citadel Graduate College offer a unique approach to the Master of Arts in Teaching Middle Grades Education. Faculty from both institutions prepare you to teach young adolescents in grades five through eight in one of four content areas: English language arts, mathematics, social studies or science. You will learn how to draw upon your own intellectual curiosities, knowledge of content, experiences with 21st-century technologies and your desire to engage with young adolescents through teaching and learning in a variety of contexts.

Admissions Criteria

  • Official college transcripts
  • A statement of goals
  • A 2.5 GPA
  • GRE or MAT scores
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Professional résumé
  • Self-assessment of goals and dispositions


Social Studies: 39 Credit Hours
Math: 39 Credit Hours
Science: 39 Credit Hours
English: 42 Credit Hours

Application Deadlines

Fall priority deadline for completed applications: March 15 (This deadline is for those students seeking scholarships and assistantships.)
Fall deadline for all other completed applications: July 1

Contact Information

Angela Cozart
Program Director
College of Charleston

Kathryn Richardson Jones
Program Director
The Citadel

Additional Information