Do you have a passion to teach middle school and high school students? Do you have a passion to share your knowledge with students at the primary level to the secondary level? Marywood University can offer you the opportunity to fulfill this passion.
The M.A.T. program in Secondary/K-12 Education is designed for the teaching candidate whose goals include initial certification in Secondary/K-12 Education and an M.A.T. degree. Candidates choose an area of specialization. This program consists of a minimum of 37 hours of graduate work. Candidates with no education courses may need to take up to 49 semester hours. Credit totals do not include any work needed in the content area. The courses include:
These courses are certification requirements for those students seeking both the degree and Pennsylvania Instructional I certification. Eligibility for certification is determined by fulfillment of state requirements. Many of the courses in the M.A.T. in Secondary/K-12 education program fulfill these requirements.
Prior to admission to the M.A.T. program with certification in Secondary/K-12 Education all applicants must meet with the Chair of Education Department or designated department faculty member and the Director of Professional Field Experience.
28 semester hours
Field Experience (minimum of 100 clock hours of observation and participation)
|EDUC 500||First Semester Certification Seminar||0|
|EDUC 501||Research Theory||3|
|*EDUC 502||Multidisciplinary Foundations of Education||3|
|*EDUC 523||Seminar: Psychology of Education||3|
|EDUC 554||Learning Theories||3|
|PSY 514*||Human Development||3|
|EDUC 591*||Student Teaching||3/3|
|EDUC 595B*||Student Teaching Seminar||1|
18-21 semester hours
|EDUC 411A*||Effective Instruction Secondary/K-12||3|
|EDUC 411B*||Content Area Methods||3|
|R ED 526||Teaching Content Area Reading||3|
|S ED 507||Characteristics of Mildly Impaired
|S ED 511*||Curriculum for Special Needs Learners (taken w/Student teaching)||3|
|S ED 539*||Behavior Management Approaches||3|
|EDUC 561||Methods, Materials and Assessment ESL||3|
|*Courses leading to certification.|
NOTE: The Program requirements discussed in this section are subject to change based on guidelines established by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
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