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Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T.

There are two routes to enter the Master of Art in Teaching, M.A.T. program. Students may enter the M.A.T. program:

  1. Upon successful completion of the post baccalaureate certification program taught in conjunction with an approved partner program or,
  2. Students may apply for the Master of Arts in Teaching as part of an approved partnership program.

Students will complete either the Elementary or Secondary Educational Foundation courses and will then select on or more of the concentrations to fulfill the degree requirements. 

Successful completion of the program along with passing the state Content exam and the Pedagogy, Professionalism and Responsibilities state exam will lead to professional teaching certification.

Certification Requirements

Choose either Elementary Educational Foundations or Secondary Educational Foundations.

Elementary Educational Foundations Certification Courses

EDU 6368Divers Equity Inclusion - K-123 Credits
EDU 6369Intro Instruc, Assess, Mgt3 Credits
EDU 6372Fda of Edu in Elem Classroom3 Credits
EDU 6376Differentia in Elem Classroom3 Credits
and

EDU 6370Elementary Internship I3 Credits
or

EDU 6374Elementary Teaching Practicum3 Credits
and

EDU 6371Elementary Internship II3 Credits
or

EDU 6375Elementary Clincial Teaching3 Credits

Total Hours in Elementary Educational Foundations (18)

Secondary Educational Foundations Certification Courses

EDU 6368Divers Equity Inclusion - K-123 Credits
EDU 6369Intro Instruc, Assess, Mgt3 Credits
and

EDU 6380Secondary Internship I3 Credits
or

EDU 6377Secondary Teaching Practicum3 Credits
and

EDU 6381Secondary Internship II3 Credits
or

EDU 6378Secondary Clinical Teaching3 Credits

One of the following:

EDU 6382Fd of Educa in ELAR Classrm3 Credits
EDU 6383Fda Education in Math Classrm3 Credits
EDU 6384Fda Educa in Sci Classrm3 Credits
EDU 6385Fda Edu in Soc St Classrm3 Credits

One of the following:

EDU 6386Differ Second ELAR Classrm3 Credits
EDU 6387Differenia Second Math Classrm3 Credits
EDU 6388Differentia Second Sci Classrm3 Credits
EDU 6389Differentia Second Sst Classrm3 Credits

Total Hours in Secondary Educational Foundations (18)

Program requirements related to each concentration within the Master of Arts in Teaching:

Administration

EDU 6319Principal Internship3 Credits

Choose five of the following

EDU 6315Instructional Ldrshp in Public Schools3 Credits
EDU 6316School Law Administration3 Credits
EDU 6317Administration of Ec-12 Curriculum3 Credits
EDU 6342Sp Popula & Programs3 Credits
EDU 6348Managing Campus Resources3 Credits
EDU 6362The Principalship3 Credits

Total Hours in Administration (18)

Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Urban Education

Choose six of the following courses:

EDU 6315Instructional Ldrshp in Public Schools3 Credits
EDU 6320Culturally Responsive Teching Methods3 Credits
EDU 6338Technology Integration and Innovation Ue3 Credits
EDU 6340Literacy in Urban Education Environments3 Credits
EDU 6341Addressing Social & Emotional Needs Ue3 Credits
EDU 6357Cross-Cultural Communications3 Credits
EDU 6366Leading a Successful Turnaround Culture3 Credits

Total Hours in Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Urban Education (18)

Reading Specialist and Writing

RDG 6319Foundations of Rdg3 Credits
RDG 6320Diag/Rem Rdg Diff3 Credits
RDG 6322Reading Practicum3 Credits
or

any 3 graduate hours with approval of the program advisor3 Credits

And one of the following:

RDG 6345Rdg Content Area-Ele3 Credits
RDG 6346Rdg Content Area-Secondary3 Credits

And two of the following:

EDU 6326Writing Institute I3 Credits
EDU 6327Writing Institute II3 Credits
RDG 6321Reading & Writing Seminar3 Credits

Total Hours in Reading Specialist and Writing (18)

Second Language Education and Culture

EDU 6320Culturally Responsive Teching Methods3 Credits
EDU 6356App Lingistics in the Div Urban Classroo3 Credits
EDU 6357Cross-Cultural Communications3 Credits
EDU 6358Improving practice Internship3 Credits
EDU 6360Language Acquisition3 Credits
RDG 6320Diag/Rem Rdg Diff3 Credits

Total Hours in Second Language Education and Culture (18)

Total Hours (36)