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  • Education Studies (non-certification)

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Hours
120 Credit Hours
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Format
Campus or Online
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The Education Studies major is designed for students who do not need teacher certification because they do not intend to teach in the United States, or whose career goal is to hold a paraprofessional position in a school, or who intend to go directly into an MAT program.

The program does not require completion of Praxis I, Praxis II, student teaching, or the methods courses.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Candidates will collect and analyze data from multiple methods of assessment in order to effectively interpret continuous improvement.
  • Candidates will understand and recognize human diversity and develop professional knowledge and effective practices for student growth.
  • Candidates will seek appropriate leadership roles and opportunities while utilizing collaboration with all stakeholders (families, students, colleagues, and community) in order to ensure learner growth.
  • Candidates will understand and demonstrate central concepts utilizing tools of inquiry and foundations of the disciplines they teach in order to create experiences for student growth and mastery.
  • Candidates will plan instruction using pedagogical constructs that will promote rigorous learning for all students in content areas and cross curriculum.
Choose Your Focus

Education Studies students can select one of four emphasis areas.

Frequently Asked Questions

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We offer a simple online application process. Create your account, submit all materials and track your application status conveniently online. Admissions Counselors are available to assist you with the application process and answer any questions you may have about Midway University and our programs. Give them a call at 1.800.952.4122 or email admissions@midway.edu.

Students are eligible as “full-time and “part-time” students for Federal loans and may be eligible for Federal and/or State grants. (A full-time student is a student taking 12 credit hours or more per term; a part-time student is a student taking 6-12 credit hours.)

Visit Financial Aid page for more details.

An admission decision can only be made with official documents. Transcripts are considered official when they are either mailed directly to Midway University from the issuing institution in a sealed envelope or sent electronically by a secured third party such at National Student Clearinghouse or Parchment.

Midway University works hard to provide quality degree programs at an affordable price for our students. Students can view our Tuition and Fees Schedule online.

Make sure you get the whole picture before making your decision. First, complete your FAFSA so you can see what financial aid you are eligible to receive and complete your application. Once you are admitted to Midway University, you can meet with our Financial Aid Office to discuss all the eligible aid (federal, state and institutional) that you have access to and apply for scholarships. This is the only way to figure out the true cost and if you will have any out-of-pocket expenses to cover.

Midway University accepts transfer credits from regionally accredited institutions that are 100-level or higher with a grade of “C” or better. At the time of admission, our Admissions Counselors will provide an unofficial evaluation of your transfer credit. An official evaluation will be completed by the Registrar’s Office after acceptance.

Depending on your student type, there are different steps needed to get you ready to begin classes. Visit our Next Steps page to find your path, or contact admissions at admissions@midway.edu.

Career Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of teacher assistants is projected to grow 9 percent from 2020 to 2030. Teacher assistants work with a licensed teacher to give students additional attention and instruction, and typically work in schools, at childcare centers, and for religious organizations. Most work full time, although part-time work is common. They generally do not work during the summer.

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Small Classes

Our average class size is 17 students allowing more interaction with faculty.

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Affordable

Annually 99% of our traditional undergraduates receive institutional aid.

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Personalized Attention

Our student to faculty ratio is 15 students to 1 faculty member.

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Featured Faculty
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Faye Deters
Professor of Teacher Education
Chair of Department of Education