UGA Specific Information for Middle Grades Education

Georgia middle school (grades 4-8) initial certification may be obtained through the undergraduate middle school education program and through the "M.Ed. plus certification" option. The pre-service teachers specialize in two subject areas from among language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies and develop an understanding of the unique cognitive, social, and emotional needs of young adolescents. 

Class of 2019 Career Outcomes for Middle Grades Education*

** Includes Self-Employed

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The information below represents employers and position titles from the Class of 2019 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.

Employer Position Title(s)
Barrow County School System Paraprofessional
Beck International Academy Teacher
Briarwood Fellows Fellow
Cherokee County School District Middle School ELA
Cobb County School District 7th Grade Life Science Teacher
Forsyth County Schools 6th Grade Science Teacher
Gwinnett County Public Schools 6th Grade Math Teacher, Teacher
Houston County Schools Teacher
Jackson County School District ELA Teacher
Lamar County School District Teacher
Triage Consulting Group Analyst
Venture Academy Teacher
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*Source: Areas above marked with an Asterisk (*) have been created utilizing data taken from the UGA Career Outcomes Survey. The "Employers Hiring...," "Job Titles of...," "Career Outcomes for...," and "Graduate/Professional Schools and Programs..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2019 Graduates. The lists are not exhaustive and therefore do not represent all potential career options. Click here for more detailed Career Outcomes information regarding this major.


Graduate School Program(s)
University of Georgia Middle Grades Education, MEd
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