Middle School Education

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Middle School Education (5-9 Certification Track)

Teaching middle school is an exciting and challenging journey. It also gives you the opportunity to be a positive influence during a formative period of a student’s life. If this interests you, you can learn the best ways to teach young students through the middle school education program at Murray State. We’ll prepare you to become a certified teacher for grades 5–9 in English/communications, mathematics, science and social studies. And we’ll give you real-life experience, too! You’ll get to participate in student teaching for an entire semester in a public middle school. Sound interesting? Get started today.

College of Education and Human Services

Department of adolescent, career and special education

Degrees offered


Average class size



Main campus | Hopkinsville campus | Henderson campus | Madisonville campus | Paducah campus

Clubs and Internships

The Middle School Club meets monthly with guest speakers and service projects with local middle schools. Additionally, students participate in three practicum experiences in middle school classrooms prior to student teaching.

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