Middle School Social Studies Teacher Degree

BACHELOR’S IN SOCIAL
SCIENCE EDUCATION
(GRADES 5 – 9)

BACHELOR’S IN SOCIAL
SCIENCE EDUCATION
(GRADES 5 – 9)

Campus Majors | Social Science Education (Grades 5 – 9)APPLY NOWVISIT CAMPUS

Campus Majors | Social Science Education (Grades 5 – 9)APPLY NOWVISIT CAMPUS

BACHELOR’S IN SOCIAL SCIENCE EDUCATION
(GRADES 5 – 9)

 
Molding
Young Minds.
Molding Young Minds.

Graduates of Maryville’s Middle School Education degree in Social Science help students build on the fundamentals learned in elementary school and prepare them for the academic challenges of high school.

A bachelor’s degree in middle school education focuses on teaching grades 5-9 and prepares students to understand the special joys and challenges of working with young adolescents while teaching in the subject area of social studies.

MIDDLE SCHOOL EDUCATION SOCIAL SCIENCE PROGRAM

WHY MARYVILLE

PROJECT-BASED LEARNING

Maryville University student student-teaching at an elementary school

During their sophomore year, Maryville requires students to spend time in a classroom each semester, where they spend eight hours each week completing their practicum experience.

Deisy Avellaneda completed her practicum hours at a local elementary school where she guided reading groups and taught small group lessons.

PROFESSIONAL
PARTNERSHIPS

middle school teacher in class

Maryville’s Middle School Level Education program places its students in multiple school settings, providing a wealth of teaching experiences in a diverse group of schools. Schools selected for placements are models of best practices, have a wide diversity of students, and have a long history of partnering with us including:

• Parkway School District
• Rock Hill School District
• St. Louis Public Schools
• Lindbergh School District
• Kirkwood School District

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THE BIG PICTURE

There are over 600,000 middle school teachers in the workforce now and the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the number of middle school teachers including social studies teachers to increase another 47,000 within the next decade.

SALARY

TOP 10%

$91,670

MEDIAN

$57,720


JOB GROWTH

8%

ESTIMATED

through 2026

47,300 NEW JOBS THROUGH 2026


LARGEST EMPLOYERS

in this field:

85
%
PUBLIC SCHOOLS
13
%
PRIVATE SCHOOLS

*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Maryville’s Middle Level Education program in Social Science has a reputation for preparing quality teachers who are committed to helping each child reach their full potential.
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