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SMGE

Secondary & Middle Grades Education

SMGE Master of Arts in Teaching

For those who have no background in education and who are seeking initial certification at the Master’s level, SMGE offers the Master’s of Arts in Teaching (MAT) in collaboration with the relevant KSU departments. The MAT programs are approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission and “nationally recognized” by the appropriate professional organization (e.g., the MAT in English is nationally recognized by the National Council of Teachers of English)

M.A.T. teaching fields:

Art Education (M.A.T.)

The MAT Art is based on the Comprehensive Arts Education model, focusing on the areas of production, art history, art criticism, and aesthetics. This program is aligned with the five standards defined by the National Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) [...]

Middle Grades Mathematics/Science (M.A.T.)

The program is designed to be completed within four semesters for well-qualified students who want accelerated paths into teaching.[...]

Secondary Biology (M.A.T.)

The program consists of education and science course work and in-school field experiences. The MAT in Secondary Science is standards-based and is fully approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. The program is designed to be completed [...]

Secondary Chemistry (M.A.T.)

The program consists of education and science course work and in-school field experiences. The MAT in Secondary Science is standards-based and is fully approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. The program is designed to be completed [...]

Secondary English (M.A.T.)

The Masters of Arts in Teaching Secondary English program leads to a master's degree and a teaching certificate in Secondary English (grades 6-12). The program is currently four or five semesters in length and enrolls in both spring (January) and sum [...]

Secondary Mathematics (M.A.T.)

The program consists of education and mathematics course work and in-school field experiences. The MAT in Secondary Mathematics (6-12) is based on standards set by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and is aligned with the requirements o [...]

Secondary Physics (M.A.T.)

The program consists of education and science course work and in-school field experiences. The MAT in Secondary Science is standards-based and is fully approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. The program is designed to be completed [...]