the Master of Arts in Teaching cohort begins January 2019!
Young Harris College offers a Master of Arts in Teaching: Secondary Education with concentrations in biology, English, history or mathematics. The MAT at Young Harris College is a one-year professional program designed to prepare graduate students for initial teacher certification in grades 6-12. Courses during the Summer semester can be taken completely in real-time online or in a face-to-face format with College faculty. The Fall semester requires students to do field studies at a school and the Spring semester requires students to student teach at a school.
This program is designed for those with a baccalaureate degree who wish to obtain initial teacher certification in biology, English, history or mathematics (e.g., recent graduates in biology, English, history or mathematics; working adults).
The curriculum for the Master of Arts in Teaching: Secondary Education with concentration in biology, English, history or mathematics is presented below. Click here for a sample student schedule and more degree program details.
EDUC 5001 Issues and Trends in Teaching in American Public Schools 3 hours
EDUC 5002 Teaching Exceptional Learners 3 hours
EDUC 5003 Adolescent Development and Theories of Learning 3 hours
EDUC 5005 Technology Integration for Teachers 1 hour
EDUC 5018 Principles of the Social Curriculum 3 hours
EDUC 5019 Assessment and Evaluation for Teacher Decision Making 4 hours
EDUC 5027 Literacy in the Content Areas 3 hours
EDUC 5100 Advanced Instructional Concepts 3 hours
EDUC 5401 Early Field Studies Seminar 1 hour
EDUC 5402 Mid Field Studies Seminar 1 hour
EDUC 5403 Advanced Field Studies Seminar 4 hours
EDUC 5411 Student Teaching Internship 9 hours
Choose one in conjunction with advisor as appropriate for content area certification
EDUC 5023 Models and Methods for Teaching English to Diverse Learners 4 hours
EDUC 5024 Models and Methods for Teaching History to Diverse Learners 4 hours
EDUC 5025 Models and Methods for Teaching Math to Diverse Learners 4 hours
EDUC 5026 Models and Methods for Teaching Life Science to Diverse Learners 4 hours
Total: 42 Hours