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Master of Arts in Teaching

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 1-year professional program designed to prepare graduate students for initial teacher certification in grades 6-12. Courses can be taken completely online or in a face-to-face format with College faculty.
 
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.
 

Curriculum

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
 

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