Middle Level Endorsement

Earn your Middle Level Endorsement at Marylhurst

Join a community of elementary teachers who are earning their Middle-Level Endorsement through the Department of Education at Marylhurst. While earning a Middle-Level Endorsement you will study multiple content areas including:

  • Social Studies
  • Math
  • Science
  • Language Arts
  • Foreign Language
  • Music
  • Art

Students enrolled in a Master of Art in Teaching or Master of Education degree program who have, or are earning a teaching license, may also pursue a Middle-Level Endorsement while completing their master’s program.

Curriculum in the Middle Level Content Area Endorsement

To earn a Middle-Level Endorsement, you’ll be asked to complete between 7-9 credits in coursework related to teaching and learning in middle and high school classrooms. In addition to studying adolecent development and specific vocabulary needs, the curriculum emphasizes the conceptualization, design, planning, organization and assessment of instruction within specific content areas.

Ready to Start?

You may apply and begin the Middle-Level Endorsement program four times a year, with classes beginning fall, winter, spring and summer terms. If you are a Master of Art in Teaching or Master of Education student, you may also earn this endorsement while you complete your standard master’s degree plan.

If you have any questions about this endorsement, connect with our Office of Admissions by requesting more information or emailing admissions@marylhurst.edu.

  • Regionally accredited university (NWCCU accredited)
  • Approved by the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission
  • Part-time or full-time scheduling options
  • Many courses offered in the evenings or on weekends
  • Small classes with individual focus from our renowned faculty
  • Engaging courses with team-orientated projects and networking opportunities

Looking for Professional Development?

Maybe taking a series of college credit courses is not what you’re looking for.  Maybe you just want a workshop, a weekend class or seminar around career-related topics. Marylhurst’s Professional Development Center offers a variety of coursework that is not-for-credit (meaning you are not pursuing a degree) and designed to enhance you as a professional.

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