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Master of Arts in Teacher Education with Initial Teacher Certification (6-12)

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

DUE TO THE HEALTH AND SAFETY CONCERNS FOR BOTH GACE TEST TAKERS AND TEST CENTER STAFF STEMMING FROM THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) OUTBREAK, MANY GACE TESTING SITES ARE BEING POSTPONED/CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. GAPSC IS WORKING ON GUIDANCE MEASURES TO ADDRESS THIS MATTER.  Applicants can still register for the GACE Ethics Entry Test. This exam is an online exam that can be taken at any time in the privacy of your home.  if you have questions or concerns regarding the completion of GACE Exams (Program Admissions and Content Exams) for admission into one of the education programs, please contact Ms. Christine Caesar (christine.caesar@mga.edu).

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

ARE YOU A GOOD FIT?

  • Desire to teach in a high school
  • Pursuing a new career or new college degree
  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Computer Science, Economics, English, French, Health & Physical Education, History, Latin, Math, Music, Political Science or Spanish
  • Seeking an initial teaching certification

The MAT in Secondary Education with Initial Teacher Certification program prepares the candidate who holds a bachelor's degree in one of the following: Biology (6-12), Computer Science (P-12), Economics (6-12), English (6-12), French (P-12), Health & Physical Education (P-12), History (6-12), Latin (P-12), Math (6-12), Music (P-12), Political Science (6-12), and Spanish (P-12) from a Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) accredited institution.

The MAT program is a year-long, full-time hybrid 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 of Science degree in Biology, Computer Science, Economics, English, French, Health & Physical Education, History, Latin, Math, Music, Political Science, Spanish.

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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