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.

Learn more about our Master of Arts in Teaching in Secondary Education program

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