Program Profile

Atlanta Campus

Foundational Classes
EMAT 526: Foundations of Education
EMAT 618: Child & Adolescent Development & Learning
EMAT 683: Teaching Exceptional Learners

Content Area and Methods Classes
EMAT 607: Planning and Organizing Instruction in Secondary Education (pre-requisite or co-requisite for all courses below)
EMAT 623: Curriculum and Instruction for Secondary Education
EDUC 625: Culturally and Educationally Responsive Pedagogy
EMAT 642: Content Area Reading and Writing: Literacy Development for Middle Grades Education/Secondary Education
EMAT 689: Educational Assessment and Research

Content Area Methods Class (Select one):
EMAT 645: Teaching English
EMAT 666: Teaching Mathematics in Middle Grades Education and Secondary Education
EMAT 672: Teaching Science in Middle Grades Education and Secondary Education
EMAT 682: Teaching Social Studies in Middle Grades Education and Secondary Education
EMAT 699: Special Topics – Teaching in Secondary Education

Field Experiences
EMAT 601: Initial Field Experience 
EMAT 608: Practicum OR
EMAT 609: Mentored Practicum (3 credits, fall or spring only; candidates must take prior to EMAT 611/612.)
EMAT 611: Student Teaching OR
EMAT 612: Internship (9 credits, fall or spring only; pre-requisites: all of the above classes.)

Total hours required for the degree: minimum of 31

View program requirements for the daytime 5th year Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) in Secondary Education offered on Mercer's Macon campus here.