What are the different levels of headings in APA?

There are five levels of heading in APA Style. Level 1 is the highest or main level of heading, Level 2 is a subheading of Level 1, Level 3 is a subheading of Level 2, and so on through Levels 4 and 5. The number of headings to use in a paper depends on the length and complexity of the work.

Should APA headings be centered?

The following provides summaries and examples of all of the headings in APA, from your title, which is a first-level heading, to fifth-level headings. Your title should be presented as a first-level heading. It is centered, in bold font, and all major words should be capitalized.

What is the purpose of headings?

Headings and subheadings represent the key concepts and supporting ideas in the paper. They visually convey levels of importance. Differences in text format guide readers to distinguish the main points from the rest. Headings are generally bigger, if not more conspicuous, than subheadings.