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Online Master of Education in Middle Grades Education careers

Gain the skills you need for competitive education careers

Supportive faculty

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Brenau University designed the online Master of Education in Middle Grades Education program to give practicing educators the tools to advance their careers.

  • Enhance your teaching proficiency and professionalism.
  • Learn from faculty who have middle grades teaching experience.
  • Complete core courses and two concentrations.

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Become a successful educator and leader

Middle school teacher, Georgia $62,830 per year1

Instructional coordinator, Georgia $78,170 per year2

Acquire marketable skills and increase your earning potential

With our Master of Education degree in Middle Grades Education, you can increase your salary potential as a middle school teacher or move into a position as a curriculum developer, instructional leader and more.

Middle grades education outcomes and skills

The Master of Education in Middle Grades Education program prepares you to help students succeed. You can choose two concentrations that direct your expertise toward your career goals.

What you’ll learn

With Brenau’s online Master of Education in Middle Grades Education program, you will gain competencies in the following areas:

Skills you’ll gain

  • Advanced curriculum development
  • Teaching practices for middle grades students
  • Research methods for education
  • Online teaching practices

Choose two concentrations

Prepare to teach the subjects you’re passionate about by choosing two concentrations from the following content areas.

Language Arts

Gain a well-rounded understanding of literacy methods and an overview of children’s, world, and American and British literature.


Practice methods for teaching math as you review geometry, algebra, statistics and more.


Prepare to boost your students’ reading skills with courses in reading foundations and assessment, reading and content methods, and children’s literature and language arts.


Gain lab experience and learn science teaching methods in earth/space science, physical science, life science and more.

Social Studies

Help students explore culture, history and civilization in this concentration. Topics include U.S. history, world history and economics.

Support beyond graduation

At Brenau University, support doesn’t end at graduation. We’re here to ensure you have what you need to launch or advance in your career. From writing your resume to negotiating your salary, we support you every step of the way. Here are a few examples of career support you can expect as a Brenau student or alumnus.

Career services

Brenau University Career Services empowers you to pursue your ideal career with resume critiques, mock interviews, salary negotiation guidance and more. Contact us to take advantage of these services.

Professional development

The College provides in-person and virtual professional development sessions that cover career-related topics and assist students with their job searches.

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  1. O*Net OnLine. “Georgia Wages 25-2022.00 – Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education.” Retrieved May 15, 2023, from
  2. O*Net OnLine. “Georgia Wages 25-9031.00 – Instructional Coordinators.” Retrieved May 15, 2023, from
  3. O*Net OnLine. “Georgia Employment Trends 25-2022.00 – Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education.” April 18, 2023. Retrieved May 10, 2023, from