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Master of Arts in Teacher Education with Initial Teacher Certification -Pedagogy Only Specialization (6-12/P-12)

Do you already have a degree but want to be a teacher?

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Do you already have a degree but want to be a teacher?

ARE YOU A GOOD FIT?

  • Desire to teach in a P-12* or high school environment
  • Pursuing a new career or new college degree
  • Bachelor's degree by a GaPSC accredited/approved institution
  • Seeking an initial teaching certification in a specialized content area

The MAT in Teacher Education with Initial Teacher Certification program prepares the candidate who holds a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university approved by Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) institution. Our specialization content areas are here*.

The online MAT program is a three semester long cohort program, with off-site placement of its graduate interns at partner school districts in the Middle Georgia area, and across the state of Georgia.

This pedagogy-focused MAT degree program is designed to address a critical need for highly qualified and effective  school teachers in the Middle Georgia area, and across the state of Georgia.

The MAT will provide a pathway to initial teacher certification and foster applied research in the areas of teacher practice, student achievement, professional development, assessment, and innovation for graduates who already have earned a Bachelor's from a GaPSC accredited/approved institution.

The mission of the Master of Arts in Teacher Education with Initial Teacher Certification (MAT) program is to prepare adaptive professionals who are competent, accountable, reflective, and engaged.

Curriculum and Projected Course Schedule
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