What can I do with this program after I graduate?

  • The M.A.T. leads to the Advanced (“M”) teaching license.
The M.A.T consists of 14 credit hours for a combined 30 credit hours for the Graduate Certificate and M.A.T.

Core Courses (11 credit hours)

  • MDSK 6220 Adolescence and Learning
  • MDSK 6260 Teacher Leadership
  • MDSK 6691 Seminar in Professional Development

Advanced Methods Course (3 credit hours)
Select the one related advanced methods area:

  • ENGL 6274 Contexts and Issues in the Teaching of English
  • MAED 6252 Advanced Methods in Middle and Secondary Mathematics Education
  • MDSK 6351 Advanced Methods in Middle and Secondary Science
  • MDSK 6354 Advanced Methods in Middle and Secondary Social Studies

Advanced Content Specialization Courses (3 credit hours)
Select one of the following areas:

  • Middle Grades Math
    • MDLG 6225 - Issues in Middle Grades Education (3) 
    • Plus one from the following in the content area:
      • MAED  5000-6999
      • MATH  5000-6999
      • STAT  5000-6999
  • Middle Grades English
    • MDLG 6225 - Issues in Middle Grades Education (3) 
    • Plus one from the following in the content area:
      • ENGL  5000-6999
      • READ  5000-6999
      • MDSK  5000-6999 (topics course that is content specific)
  • Middle Grades Science
    • MDLG 6225 - Issues in Middle Grades Education (3) 
    • Plus one from the following in the content area:
      • BIOL  5000-6999
      • CHEM  5000-6999
      • ESCI  5000-6999
      • GEOG  5000-6999
      • PHYS  5000-6999
  • Middle Grades Social Studies
    • MDLG 6225 - Issues in Middle Grades Education (3) 
    • Plus one from the following in the content area:
      • AFRS  5000-6999
      • GEOG  5000-6999
      • HIST  5000-6999
      • MDSK  5000-6999 (topics course that is content specific)
      • POLS  5000-6999
      • RELS  5000-6999
      • WGST  5000-6999
  • Secondary Education Math
    • Students select two from the following in their content area:
      • MAED  5000-6999
      • MATH  5000-6999
      • STAT  5000-6999
  • Secondary Education English
    • Students select two from the following in their content area:
      • ENGL  5000-6999
      • READ  5000-6999
      • MDSK  5000-6999 (topics course that is content specific)
  • Secondary Education Science
    • Students select two from the following in their content area:
      • BIOL  5000-6999
      • CHEM  5000-6999
      • ESCI  5000-6999
      • GEOG  5000-6999
      • PHYS  5000-6999
  • Secondary Education Social Studies
    • Students select two from the following in their content area:
      • AFRS  5000-6999
      • GEOG  5000-6999
      • HIST  5000-6999
      • MDSK  5000-6999 (topics course that is content specific)
      • POLS  5000-6999
      • RELS  5000-6999
      • WGST  5000-6999

Capstone Requirement

  • The capstone experience for the M.A.T. is fulfilled by completing a Comprehensive Portfolio.