About this Certification

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Secondary Education Teacher Certification (36 credits)

This concentration within the Master of Arts in Teaching Program is designed for individuals who have completed a baccalaureate degree and who have proven themselves competent in their subject area. Students who complete the certification part of this program will be eligible for a Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing in their specific subject area. The subject areas available for this certification include:

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Physical Science
  • Physics
  • Social Studies
  • Spanish

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Required Courses for Certification (30 credits):

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

EDU 654

The Urban Challenge in Education

3

EDU 628

Learning and Motivation

3

EDU 645

Curriculum and Methods

3

LTED 607

Reading in the Secondary School

3

EDU TBD

Adv. Curriculum and Methods (or advised alternative)

3

EDU TBD

Subject Specific Methods

3

EDU 684

Integrating Curriculum and Instruction: Including Diverse Populations

3

EDU 693

Educational Assessment

3

EDU 500

Classroom Management

1

EDU 655

Student Teaching Internship

4

EDU 660

Student Teaching Seminar

1

 

Additional courses needed to complete the MAT (6 credits):

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

EDU 621

Research Methods in Education

3

EDU 619

Research Seminar

3