Graduate Teacher Education

MAT: Primary Education — PreK-5

Earn your initial license and Master's Degree concurrently.

Primary Education — PreK-5 (53 credit hours)

Professional Education Courses (30 credit hours) 
EDUC  500* Social Foundations of Education (3) 
EDUC  528* Learning Differences and Exceptionalities (3) 

EDUC  550 Educational Psychology (3)
EDUC  555 Proactive Approaches to Classroom Management (3) 
EDUC  568 Assessment in Education (3) 
EDUC  586* Social Studies Methods for Primary (Grades Pre-K-5) (3)
EDUC  588* Science Methods for Primary (Grades PreK-5) (3)
EDUC  593* Early Childhood Education (3) 
EDUC  594* Creative Classroom: Arts in Primary Education (3)
EDUC  599* Math Methods for Primary (Grades PreK-5) 
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) 
Clinical Practice Courses (11 Credit Hours)
EDUC  623 Early Childhood Clinical Practice (8) 
EDUC  627 Early Childhood Advanced Methods and Seminar (3) 


*Additional field hours are required 

Bold - Foundational Education Courses 


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

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