Middle-Level English Education, M.A. 

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Combine your expertise in literature and writing with an understanding of young adolescent development to become a middle-level education English teacher. Our innovative curriculum in Middle-Level English Education will help you gain the skills and knowledge necessary to engage diverse learners and effectively manage classrooms. You’ll be ready to inspire your students to develop a love of reading and writing and you will equip them with the literacy skills they’ll need to navigate a world that is increasingly digital and complex.

This middle-leveI education degree program is for students with an undergraduate background in English. Online courses combined with in-person teaching experience in local schools will turn you into a seasoned and confident educator ready to enter your own classroom.

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Alan Reichard

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Robert Schulze

Associate Professor

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Why Get a Master’s in Middle-Level English Education at Vermont State?

  • High Demand: Almost 100% of recent graduates have found full-time employment and teachers are in high demand in Vermont and across the country. As information becomes more abundant, we face an increasing need for English teachers who can help students develop the literacy skills they’ll need to become responsible and discerning interpreters of information. 
  • High Impact: A Vermont State master’s degree will equip you to positively impact your students and communities. 
  • Experience: Multiple opportunities for in-the-field practice will make you an experienced, desirable candidate and a confident professional. 
  • Flexibility: This program is designed for part-time enrollment so you can study while working full-time. You can also choose full-time enrollment to complete the degree more quickly. Courses are online to increase access and avoid excessive travel in difficult weather conditions. You may complete the licensure portion of the program first in order to seek a teaching position, then complete the remaining coursework for the master’s degree over time. Our Placement Office will help you locate a local school for practicum and internship experiences.  

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Sample Courses

  • Middle Level School Organization
  • Implementing Content-Specific Methods in a Secondary Classroom
  • Middle Level Curriculum: Instruction & Assessment
  • Characteristics & Development of Diverse Learners

Meet Our Faculty

Associate Professor

  • Castleton Campus

Monica McEnerny

Associate Professor

  • Castleton Campus

Dean, Graduate Programs

  • Johnson Campus

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Faculty

  • Johnson Campus

Associate Professor

  • Johnson Campus

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Professor

  • Castleton Campus

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Department Chair/Licensure Officer

  • Lyndon Campus

Professor

  • Castleton Campus

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