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Middle Level Education Program

Middle Level Education Program - Breiseth • 800-WILKES U, x4671 (T) • 570-408-4905 (F) • Email

Master's degree in Middle Level Education
The master’s degree plus certification in Middle Level Education (EDML) is a 36-credit master of science degree with concentrations in Middle Level Mathematics, Science, English/Language Arts, and Social Studies. The degree prepares teachers to better meet the needs of adolescent learners and prepares teachers to apply for Pennsylvania’s grades 4-8 certificate in a particular content area.

Prospective students must hold Level I or Level II instruction certification. The curriculum for the degree and certification program includes:

  • Adolescent development, cognition and learning;
  • Subject matter pedagogy
  • Assessment in the program of study

Students will select one of four concentrations at the time of application:

  • Middle Level Mathematics
  • Middle Level Science
  • Middle Level Social Studies
  •  Middle Level English/Language Arts

Convenient online format
This program is conducted completely online. It culminates with an internship course, during which students will work under the mentorship of a middle-level educator in their area of specialization in a local school setting. 

 View Middle Level Program requirements

Admissions Requirements

Applicants must select a program and concentration at the time of admission. Requirements for admission and the admission process are found under the related links for admissions. Applicants must follow the admission process as outlined. Online applications are preferred.


Program Requirements & Questions
Download the degree plus certification checklist to keep track of the courses you have taken.

For general questions, contact Kathy Poplaski at kathleen.poplaski@wilkes.edu or (800) WILKES-U Ext. 4671.

For specific questions related to your program, contact to Anne Butler at anne.butler@wilkes.edu or (800) WILKES-U Ext. 6814.

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