MAT Elementary Education

MAT Elementary Education

Master of Arts in Teaching Elementary Education

This concentration within the Master of Arts in Teaching program is designed for individuals who have completed a baccalaureate degree in the arts or sciences. Students who complete the certification part of this program will be eligible for an Elementary (K-5) Certification of Eligibility with Advanced Standing.

Please note that while certification can be earned through completion of thirty appropriate credits, the full master’s degree requires completion of two extra courses (6 credits) in research methods.

View our course catalog for detailed course descriptions.

Program Requirements (30 credits):

EDU 654 The Urban Challenge in Education (3cr)

EDU 628 Learning and Motivation (3cr)

EDU 645 Curriculum and Methods: Elementary Education (3cr)

LTED 605 Literacy in the Elementary Curriculum (3cr)

EDU 691 Curriculum: Integrating Social Studies/World Cultures/Creative Arts (3cr)

EDU 694 Curriculum: Integrating Math/Science/Technology (3cr)

EDU 684 Integrating Curriculum and Instruction: Including Diverse Populations (3cr)

EDU 693 Educational Assessment (3cr)

EDU 500 Classroom Management (1cr)

EDU 655 Student Teaching Internship and Seminar (5cr)

Additional courses needed to complete the M.A.T. (6 credits):

EDU 621 Research Methods in Education (3cr)

EDU 619 Research Seminar (3cr)


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