Middle Grades Endorsement

Enhance your teaching skills and advance your career this summer with Greenville University’s GET SET (Summer Endorsements for Teachers) program. GU offers convenient online methods courses for educators working toward a Middle Grades License to teach Middle Grades Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, or Math.

Through these flexible online courses, you’ll gain the knowledge you need toward licensure for grades 5-8. And it’s offered during the summer, when you are out of the classroom.

This two-course sequence provides the curriculum, philosophy, literacy course and a subject specific middle grades methods course in math, science, social studies, or language arts that can be used towards earning middle grades teaching licensure.

Greenville University’s School of Education is accredited through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).

These courses are offered during our special summer start.

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Career Advancement
A Middle Grades endorsement enhances your marketability and advances your career. Convenient summer classes move you toward an in-demand endorsement when it’s easiest for you.
An Investment in You
GU’s endorsement courses are an investment in your future. Classes you need to get you where you are going at a price you can afford, preparing you for certification to teach grades 5-8.
Student-Centric Teaching
Empathetic, relational faculty members guide your path toward advancement in the career you love and enhance your skills to teach middle grade students.

Why GU

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Designed with teachers in mind. NEW online summer course schedules occur when you are out of the classroom for the summer.  

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Accreditation and respected reputation. GU’s School of Education is accredited through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE). Both undergraduate and graduate programs have earned a reputation for excellence, producing teachers of excellence. 

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The faith perspective. GU integrates faith-centered values and ethics to aid teachers in helping students holistically.

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Middle Grades Endorsement Course Requirements

Visit the Online Catalog for an explanation of graduation requirements.