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Middle Level Education

Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.E.)

College: College of Education & Behavioral Science | School of Teacher Education and Leadership

Department: School of Teacher Education and Leadership


The Middle-Childhood Education program is designed to prepare teachers to teach in grades 4-8 in two content subject areas. Candidates may chose two of the following content areas: Mathematics, Science, English/Language Arts, or Social Studies.


Curriculum and degree requirements can be found in the most current Undergraduate Bulletin.

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  • Career Opportunities & Salary

    The Middle-Childhood Education Program leads to licensure in grades 4-8 in two subject areas. Salaries will depend on the district where they teach. Starting salaries are generally in the middle $30,000s.

  • Admission Process

    Students seeking to obtain degrees in teaching must be admitted into the Teacher Education Program. Admission into the Teacher Education Program normally needs to take place at the beginning of the junior year This process involves meeting all requirements of admission and satisfactory completion of the admissions process.


    The Professional Education Programs Office and the Teacher Education Handbook provide the information and forms required for Admission to the Teacher Education Program.

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    Admission is the Checkpoint 1 for Teacher Education programs.  Checkpoint 1 includes eligibility requirements and the Application for Admission.

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    You will receive a formal letter of acceptance into the Teacher Education Program from the Professional Education Programs Director after your application has been processed and verified.

    Official admittance to the teacher education program does not carry a guarantee of continuance in the program. In addition to the retention checkpoints (see the current Teacher Education Handbook), you must maintain academic proficiency, moral responsibility, emotional stability, and satisfactory professional growth (see Professional Behavior Plan) to continue in the program.

  • Screening Dates and Location

    Please contact the individual listed below for information regarding admission dates for the appropriate campus.

    Contact Information

    Mountain Home - Ms. Toni Ponder

    (Includes Ozarka and NorthArk)

    Mailing Address:
    Arkansas State University Mtn Home
    1600 South College Street
    Mountain Home, AR 72653
    Email: tponder@asumh.edu

    Arkansas State University Mtn Home
    101 Health and Science Building
    Telephone: 870-508-6170
    Fax: 870-508-6289

    Beebe - Dr. Tonja Fillippino

    Mailing Address:
    Arkansas State University Beebe
    PO Box 1000
    Beebe, AR 72012
    Email: tfillippino@astate.edu

    Arkansas State University Beebe
    131 University Center
    Telephone: 501-882-4446
    Fax: 501-882-4403

    Mid-South - Ms. Anna Kausler

    Mailing Address:

    Arkansas State University Mid-South
    2000 West Broadway
    West Memphis, AR 72301
    Email: akausler@astate.edu

    Arkansas State University Mid-South
    Telephone: 870-733-6858

    All Other Campuses - Aliyah Rowe Address:

    Arkansas State University
    PO Box 2350
    State University, AR 72467
    Email: arowe@astate.edu


    Arkansas State University
    Education Building # 383
    Telephone: 870-972-3436
    Fax: 870-972-3344