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Middle Grades, Secondary and Specialized Subjects


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The primary goal of the Department of Middle Grades, Secondary and Specialized Subjects is to offer quality programs leading to the Bachelor of Science degree, the Master of Arts degree, and post-baccalaureate licensure.

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Of Interest

The Educator Employment Liability Coverage Policy

The School of Education requires all candidates, pre-candidates (students) enrolled in courses utilizing field observations or clinical experience to obtain membership in a professional organization that offers educational liability insurance.

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listed above should provide you with a connection to one option, the National Education Association (NEA) website for student memberships. The use of this approach may ensure educational liability coverage for a nominal fee determined by the association.

Disclaimer: The School of Education and its associated majors leading to licensure or degree certification reserves the right to deny placement for this course requirement without a letter of proof that you have joined a professional association with educators' employment liability insurance for its members.

Revisioning Statement Revised Program:

Discontinued Programs for Middle Grades and Secondary Education Majors:

Undergraduate Programs
  • BS is Social Studies Secondary Education
  • BS in Spanish Education
Graduate Programs
  • Licenusre Only in Social Studies Secondary Education
  • Licensure Only in Spanish Education
  • M.Ed. and M.A.T. in English Secondary Education
  • M.Ed. and M.A.T. in Social Studies (History) Secondary Education
  • M.Ed. and M.A.T. in Middle Grades Social Studies
  • M.Ed. and M.A.T. in Political Science Secondary Education

***Note: Although the programs listed above were approved for discontinuation, the students currently enrolled and officially accepted in the degree programs will be allowed to complete the programs within a specified time period. The exact date by which your program must be completed will be determined by the Department Chair of Middle Grades, Secondary and Specialized Subjects (Dr. Kimberly Smith Burton).

Butler Building

Department of Middle Grades, Secondary and Specialized Subjects
Fayetteville State University
1200 Murchison Rd.
Fayetteville, NC 28301
G.L. Butler Building, Room 241

Hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone: (910) 672-1181/1115
Fax: (910) 672-1941/1596

Dr. Kimberly Smith Burton, Chairperson

Mrs. Debra D. Brown, Administrative Support Associate

Mrs. Teresita V. Bravo, Administrative Support Associate




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