Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) - Certification

Prospective MAT candidates must contact the Office of Certification (see contact information below) for a transcript analysis in order to develop an individualized program of study for content requirements, based on previous undergraduate coursework and the course requirements of content specializations. Candidates must satisfactorily complete 75% of the required content credit hours for the specialization prior to admissions to Graduate Studies. [Note: Candidates needing to complete content courses may be admitted as a non-degree student to enroll in content courses, and apply to the MAT program upon completion of the pre-requisite course conditions.] 


The following specializations are offered for MAT candidates: 

     Art, Pre K - Adult
     Biology, 9 - Adult
     Chemistry, 9 - Adult
     English, 5 - Adult
     General Science, 5 - Adult
     School Health Education, 5 - Adult
     Journalism, 5 - Adult
     Mathematics, 5 - 9
     Mathematics, 5 - Adult
     Music, Pre K - Adult
     Oral Communication, 5 - Adult
     Physical Education, Pre K - Adult
     Physics, 9 - Adult
     Social Studies, 5 - Adult
     Spanish, Pre K - Adult
     Theater, Pre K - Adult

The MAT program does not currently offer licensure in Special Education; however, an endorsement for certification in Special Education may be added after the initial license in a content area is earned. 

Office of Certification

For a Transcript Analysis contact:

Joyce Rose, Certification Officer
340 Education Building