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Teaching: Concentration Middle Grades 6-8 Math

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Number of Faculty
30
# of Credit Hours
100%
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Overview

We have dynamic and experienced faculty, and Middle Grades Mathematics majors at Austin Peay are mentored and taught by professors from both the College of STEM and the College of Education. Scholarships are available, in addition to positions on campus working in supplemental labs. Students in this program receive licensure to teach in middle school mathematics, a high demand field.  

Students will have classes in both mathematics and education. Classes are varied and include both content and pedagogy courses. Students will also have opportunities to work in many local schools in various field experience placements. 

 

Admission Requirements

For information related to admission requirements or to view the courses within each program, please visit the graduate bulletin. To apply for admission, click here

 

Sample Course Plan

Teaching: Middle Grades 6-8 Mathematics

 

What opportunities are available with this degree?

Students pursuing the middle grades mathematics major will be licensed to teach in a middle school mathematics classroom upon completion of the program requirements and assessments. Graduates can go on to complete their doctorate degree with a specialization in mathematics education.

 

 

Professional Licensure Disclosure

Students should be aware that licensure and certification requirements vary from state to state and are subject to change. Licensing agencies or boards also may have requirements in addition to an earned degree. APSU has not made a determination whether APSU’s programs will meet all of the licensure and certification requirements in each US state or territory.  APSU recommends that students who are not Tennessee residents or who plan to seek licensure or certification outside the state of Tennessee contact the appropriate licensing agency or board before they enroll in an academic program designed to lead to licensure or certification and discuss their plans with an advisor.

Please visit the Professional Licensure Disclosure webpage to review specific licensure information for your state and academic program.

Where have APSU alumni gone?
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Meet Alexandra Willis

After completing a 1 year stage management internship at Lexington Children's Theatre, Paige has moved to New York where she is beginning work as a Stage Manager in the Julliard School Professional Internship Program.

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Meet Alexandra Willis

After completing a 1 year stage management internship at Lexington Children's Theatre, Paige has moved to New York where she is beginning work as a Stage Manager in the Julliard School Professional Internship Program.

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Meet Alexandra Willis

After completing a 1 year stage management internship at Lexington Children's Theatre, Paige has moved to New York where she is beginning work as a Stage Manager in the Julliard School Professional Internship Program.

How Do I Get Started?

Admission is via audition and/or portfolio review and interview. Begin the application process now by setting up an audition date.