Program Requirements

M.A.T. P-12 Education Program Requirements

Foundational Courses (0-9 hours)

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

Foundation courses may be waived with approved undergraduate or graduate equivalent classes or other approved evidence.

Content Area and Methods Classes (18 hours)

EMAT 607 Planning & Organizing Instruction in Secondary and P-12 Education
EDUC 625 Culturally & Educationally Responsive Pedagogy
EMAT 642 Literacy in the Disciplines
EMAT 623 Curriculum and Instruction for Secondary and P-12 Education
EMAT 689 Educational Assessment and Research
EMAT 699 Special Topics in Education: Teaching [GaPSC certification field] for P-12

Field Placements (13 hours)

EMAT 601 Initial Field Experience
EMAT 608/609 Professional Practicum/Mentored Practicum
EMAT 611/612 Student Teaching/Internship

Total degree requirements: 31 hours

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