Middle Grades Education—Ed.S.
The program provides advanced preparation in teaching, research, and planning for persons involved in education programs with children. Applicants must have a master's degree in middle grades education or meet eligibility for a level 5 certificate based on master's level work in middle grades education with at least a 3.0 GPA on all graduate work attempted, at least 450 on verbal and 450 on analytical or quantitative sections of GRE test taken before October 2002. Tests taken after October 2002 require verbal and quantitative scores and a minimum GRE Analytical Writing test score of 4.5, and a program of study developed by an advisor. Students also may take the MAT. The passing score is 400.