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

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

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, mathematics, English or history
  • 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 biology, English, history, or mathematics from a Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) accredited institution.

The MAT program is a full-time hybrid program with off-site placement of its graduate interns at Professional Development Schools in the Bibb County School District, Macon, Georgia.

Developed with a key partnership in the Bibb County School District, this MAT degree program is designed to address a critical need for highly qualified and effective secondary school teachers in the middle Georgia area.

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 or mathematics or a Bachelor of Arts in English or history.

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

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