APA-Style Running Heads in Word
From the menu, click the Insert tab.
In the Header and Footer box, click on Page Number and select the location/option you want the page number (usually Top of Page, Plain Number 1).
- At the top of the page under Header and Footer Tools, click the box that says Different First Page.
In the Header, type Running head: then abbreviated title IN ALL CAPS. Tab twice and type in the numeral 1.
- Go to the second page of your paper. The number 2 should already be there. Type abbreviated title in all caps in front of the 2. Click tab to move the 2 over to the right side of the header.
Once finished, click on the red “X” on the Design tab to close the Header and Footer Tools.