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Secondary Education (M.A.T.)

Available at the Milledgeville and Macon Center Campuses.

The Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degree in Secondary Education (grades 6-12) provides initial teacher preparation at the master's degree level for qualified candidates who hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. The program is designed for college graduates whose undergraduate degrees did not include professional education preparation and is comprised of a minimum of 36 semester hours of graduate course work: 30 semester hours in professional education and 6 semester hours in the content/content pedagogy field. Successful completion of the M.A.T. in Secondary Education leads to a T-5 Georgia Certification.  

Georgia College offers the M.A.T. in Secondary Education with concentrations in:
     Art (Grades P-12)
     Biology
     Business Education
     Chemistry
     English
     French
     History
     Mathematics
     Physics
     Political Science
     Spanish

Admissions Requirements

  1. Graduate Admissions Application Form
  2. Two professional recommendations (pdf)
  3. Official copies of all transcripts
  4. Passing scores on the Graduate Writing Assessment
  5. Minimal GPA of 2.5
  6. Passing scores or exemption on the GACE Basic Assessment
  7. Clear background check
  8. Verification of immunization


Certification

Upon satisfactory completion of the program, a candidate may be recommended for a T-5 (master's degree level) State of Georgia Teacher's Certificate.

For admissions questions:
Shanda Brand, Graduate Admission Advisor
shanda.brand@gcsu.edu
CBX 70, 220 Kilpatrick Hall
Milledgeville, GA 31061
478-445-1383
Phone toll free in Georgia: 800-342-0471 Ext. 1383

For program questions:
Dr. Betta Borrelli, Program Coordinator
betta.borrelli@gcsu.edu
CBX 79, Kilpatrick Hall
Milledgeville, GA 31061
478-752-1073

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