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Master of Arts in Teacher Education with Initial Teacher Certification (6-12)

Do you already have a degree but want to be a teacher?

Do you already have a degree but want to be a teacher?

ARE YOU A GOOD FIT?

  • Desire to teach in a high school
  • Pursuing a new career or new college degree
  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Computer Science, Economics, English, French, Health & Physical Education, History, Latin, Math, Music, Political Science or Spanish
  • Seeking an initial teaching certification

The MAT in Secondary Education with Initial Teacher Certification program prepares the candidate who holds a bachelor's degree in one of the following: Biology (6-12), Computer Science (P-12), Economics (6-12), English (6-12), French (P-12), Health & Physical Education (P-12), History (6-12), Latin (P-12), Math (6-12), Music (P-12), Political Science (6-12), and Spanish (P-12) from a Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) accredited institution.

The MAT program is a year-long, full-time hybrid program with off-site placement of its graduate interns at partner school districts in the Middle Georgia area, and across the state of Georgia.

This pedagogy-focused MAT degree program is designed to address a critical need for highly qualified and effective  school teachers in the Middle Georgia area, and across the state of Georgia.

The MAT will provide a pathway to initial teacher certification and foster applied research in the areas of teacher practice, student achievement, professional development, assessment, and innovation for graduates who already have earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Computer Science, Economics, English, French, Health & Physical Education, History, Latin, Math, Music, Political Science, Spanish.

The mission of the Master of Arts in Teacher Education with Initial Teacher Certification (MAT) program is to prepare adaptive professionals who are competent, accountable, reflective, and engaged.

Curriculum and Projected Course Schedule

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