Online Graduate Middle School Certificate Elevate Your Teach Game


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Our 100% online Graduate Certificate in Middle Grades is designed to improve your teaching abilities for grades 6-8 in a variety of educational environments, including public and private middle schools.

This graduate school credential in middle-level education can help you further your teaching career without committing to the years of study that often come with graduate-level education. If you’re in search of a non-licensure program that allows you to learn the basics of teaching middle school subject areas, our graduate certificate in teacher education for middle grades may be for you.

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  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

As a pioneer in distance education since 1985, we can help provide the experience and resources you need to become a better teacher and advance your career in education. Taught from a biblical worldview, our online Graduate Certificate in Middle Grades embodies our belief in the power of faith and education to change lives. If you’re looking for an advanced education program that can provide you with the training you need in just 1 semester, consider furthering your studies at the graduate certificate level.

In this program, you can learn from professors who have served as middle school teachers and administrators. They can help you professionally integrate your faith into your classroom and prepare you to impact your students as a Champion for Christ.

All courses in this program are offered in an 8-week, 100% online format with no set login times, so you can further your education while remaining active in your career and family. Additionally, you can complete our online middle grades graduate certificate in just 1 semester, and your credits may transfer to one of our related online master’s degrees – so you can get a head start on pursuing a graduate degree program.

To equip adolescents for success in their middle school years, you need an advanced understanding of educational theory to help you reach your middle school students. Throughout this middle grades certificate, you can increase your understanding of the many kinds of instructional methods, so you can better understand your students and how they learn. You will also study the psycho-social setting of middle school education, relevant learning theories, strategies for networking with other teachers, and a content area of your choice.

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Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

Graduate Full Time $565/Credit
Graduate Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

*Not applicable to certificates.