Teacher Education in English

M.A.T. in English

The Department of English offers a Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) program with a concentration in English.  This intensive 13-month master's degree program prepares liberal arts graduates for initial teaching certification as teachers of English in grades 7-12.

Applicants to this graduate program are expected to have one of the following:

  • An undergraduate or graduate degree in English
  • or an undergraduate major in writing or journalism
  • or 30-36 credits of undergraduate or graduate coursework in English, at least 21 credits of which must be in literature

The M.A.T. program includes these three graduate courses in English:

  • ENGL 52000 Seminar in English Language Arts
  • ENGL 53000 Seminar in World Literature
  • ENGL 570 Seminar in American Literature

For additional information about the M.AT. program's admission requirements, application procedures, graduate assistantships, and curricular highlights, follow these two links:  Department of Education, Graduate Programs main page and Division of Graduate Studies, Education main page.


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