Graduate Teacher Education

MAT: Primary Education — PreK-5

Earn your initial license and Master's Degree concurrently.

Primary Education — PreK-5 (66 credit hours)

Professional Education Courses (34 credit hours) 
EDUC  500* Social Foundations of Education (3) 
EDUC  528* Learning Differences and Exceptionalities (3) 

EDUC  536* Co-Teaching and Collaboration in Education (2) 
EDUC  551* Social Studies Methods for Middle Childhood (3)
EDUC  555* Proactive Approaches to Classroom Management and Support (2) 
EDUC  568 Assessment in Education (3) 
EDUC  578 Theories of Early Childhood Development and Language (3) 
EDUC  586* Early Childhood Social Studies Methods (3) 
EDUC  588* Early Childhood Science Methods (3) 
EDUC  591* Family-Centered Practices (3) 
EDUC  593* Early Childhood Education (3) 
EDUC  594* Arts in Early Childhood Education (3) 
EDUC  599* Early Childhood Math Methods (3) 
EDUC  655* Integrated Science for Early Childhood Grades 4 & 5 (3)                                   
 
Reading Courses (12 credit hours) 
previous reading coursework may satisfy reading course requirements

EDUC  520* Language, Literacy and Communication (3) 
EDUC  521 Phonics and the Reading Process (3) 
EDUC  523* Content Area Literacy (3) 
EDUC  524* Literacy Assessment and Intervention (3) 
 
Communication and Technology Courses (3 credit hours)
EDUC  517 Educational and Assistive Technology (3) 
 
Clinical Practice Courses (11 Credit Hours)
EDUC  623 Early Childhood Clinical Practice (8) 
EDUC  627.3 Early Childhood Advanced Methods and Seminar (3) 

 

*Additional field hours are required 

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For a complete listing of MAT requirements, policies and procedures please refer to the Graduate Catalog (pdf).

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