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Curriculum & Degree Requirements - M.A.T.

Master of Arts in Teaching : Curriculum and Instruction or Special Education

The Master of Arts in Teaching will prepare qualified teachers to be leaders in education. The program consists of 36-credit-hours. Undergraduate students can complete initial teacher licensure in elementary or secondary education and a master’s degree after a 5th year of study in a summer-fall-spring cycle.

Students who hold a bachelor's degree from another institution may participate in the M.A.T. program. Additional coursework may be required for general licensure outside of the endorsement areas in curriculum and instruction or special education.

Courses Course Title Credit Hours
EDUC 505 Teaching with Today's Technology Lab 1.5
EDUC 511 Educational Assessment & Measurement 3
EDUC 523 Research & Inquiry into Teaching Practices 3
EDUC 527 Current Trends & Legal Issues with Diverse Populations 3
EDUC 601 Foundation of Teaching & Learning 2
One of the following tracks: 10.5
Curriculum & Instruction (Elementary)
   EDUC 517 Reading Assessment & Instruction Across the Curriculum
   EDUC 517P Reading Assessment & Instruction Practicum
   EDUC 600P Interdisciplinary Practicum
   EDUC 604 Civics & Economics Curriculum & Instruction
   EDUC 607 Early Language Acquisition & Reading
   EDUC 614 Mathematics & Science Curriculum & Instruction
Curriculum & Instruction (Secondary)
   EDUC 600P Interdisciplinary Practibum
   EDUC 605 Instructional Methods Across the Curriculum
   EDUC 606 Reading in the Content
   EDUC 618 Instruction in the Subject Area
Special Education
   EDUC 517 Reading Assessment & Instruction Across the Curriculum
   EDUC 517P Reading Assessment & Instruction Practicum
   EDUC 602 Special Education Practicum
   EDUC 603 Teaching Students with Mild Disabilities
   EDUC 607 Early Language Acquisition & Reading
   EDUC 614 Mathematics & Science Curriculum & Instruction
 
EDUC 661 Survey of Special Education 2
EDUC 684 Seminar in Educational Research 3
EDUC 693 Intern Teaching for M.A.T. 8
Total for M.A.T. Degree 36