The Department of Middle, Secondary, and K-12 Education

The Department of Middle, Secondary, and K-12 Education offers programs leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree in Middle Grades Education; Minor in Secondary Education and Foreign Language Education; teaching licensure in Middle Grades, Secondary, and K-12 (foreign language) Education through our Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Master of Arts in Teaching Programs; a Masters of Education degree in Middle Grades Education, Secondary Education, and Teaching English as a Second Language; and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction.

More than ever, the teaching profession offers college graduates exciting opportunities and challenges. The undergraduate teacher education programs offered by the department provide the first crucial step in career development for aspiring teachers of grades 6-9 (middle grades), 9-12 (secondary), and K-12 (foreign languages).


For advising information, please visit the MDSK Advising Center.

The COED Undergraduate Handbook is located on the TEAL website.

Office of Middle, Secondary, K-12 Education
MDSK Office Phone: 704-687-8875
‚ÄčTerri Pennell: 704-687-8749