Secondary Education K-12 English (MAT)

Initial Certification – Secondary Education – K-12 Math

Degree Offered: Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary Education Subject Field (K-12) English


Application Deadline:

April 15: Summer semester

*International students are advised to apply by:
December 1st: Summer (May intake)

Non-degree status not available

Admission Requirements:

In addition to the University’s admission requirements:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college of university with an appropriate academic major in the Subject Field Area
  • A cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.
  • Passing score on PRAXIS Core exam in reading, writing and math
  • Passing score on PRAXIS II content exam in English/Language Arts: Content Knowledge
  • Two letters of recommendation from an educational, professional or business source
  • An essay describing applicants educational philosophy
  • College of Education DAP Group Interview

Requirements to be completed prior to Student Teaching:

  • Submission of Residency Application
  • Fulfill health/hygiene requirement.
  • Pass speech and hearing assessments.


Program Requirements:

  • 30 credits of graduate study.
  • Become a member of content area Specialized Professional Association (SPA).
  • Satisfactory completion of Teacher Work Sample.
  • Cumulative GPA of at least a 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.
  • Satisfactory completion of action research project.
  • Satisfactory completion of year-long residency. 
Initial Certification Secondary Education K-12 Subject Field and Master of Teaching30credits