MAT Degree Requirements / Coursework

Twice Exceptionalities

(All-Level Special Education and Gifted-Talented Supplemental certifications): TWE
36 hour MAT
36 hour program

  • EDP 5332 Human Growth and Development
  • EDP 5366 Psychology of Exceptional Children
  • EDP 5377 Applied Behavior Analysis
  • EDP 4350 Introduction to the Gifted Child
  • TED 4312 Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language
  • EDU 5350 Teaching Associate SPED with Gifted Education
  • EDU 5375 Mathematics for Learners with Exceptionalities (Integrated with EDP 5350)
  • EDU 5371 Assessment of Students
  • EDU 5652 Internship SPED with Gifted Education
  • EDU 5354 Curriculum Differentiation
  • EDU 5374 Literacy for Learners with Exceptionalities
Special Education

(All-Level Special Education certification): SPED
36 hour MAT
36 hour program

  • EDP 5332 Human Growth and Development
  • EDP 5366 Psychology of Exceptional Children
  • EDU 5377 Applied Behavior Analysis
  • EDP 5361 Developmental Disabilities
  • EDP 5363 Teaching Associate Special Education
  • EDP 5379 Education of Students with Mod/Severe
  • EDU 5375 Math for Learners with Exceptionalities
  • EDU 5374 Literacy for Learners with Exceptionalities
  • EDU 5371 Assessment of Students
  • EDP 5662 Internship EC-12 SPED
  • EDU 5354 Curriculum Differentiation​​
Elementary (EC-6) Education

(Early Childhood – Grade 6 General Education certification): ELE
36 hour MAT
36 hour program

  • EDC 5392 Issues in Diversity
  • EDC 5332 Mathematics in Elementary School
  • EDC 5360 Science in Elementary School
  • EDC 5300 Adv. Social Studies Methods Elementary School
  • EDC 5304 Problems Teaching Reading
  • TED 4312 Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language
  • EDC 5690 Teaching Associate
  • EDC 5699 Internship
  • EDC 5318 Integrating Language Arts in the Elementary School
  • EDC X3XX elective (4000 level course carrying graduate credit or 5000 level course) in curriculum, research, instructional leadership, technology, or professional growth
Middle Grades Education

(Grades 4-8 content-specific certification): MLE
36 hour MAT
36 hour program

  • EDC 5392 Issues in Diversity
  • EDC 5303 Models of Teaching
  • EDC 5370 Methods of Technology to Teaching and Learning
  • TED 4312 Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language
  • TED 43XX/EDC 53XX Content Methods/Curriculum
  • EDC 5342 Data and Instructional Design
  • EDC 5691 Teaching Associate
  • EDC 5699 Internship
  • EDC X3XX elective (4000 level course carrying graduate credit or 5000 level course) in curriculum, research, instructional leadership, technology, or professional growth
  • EDC X3XX elective (4000 level course carrying graduate credit or 5000 level course) in curriculum, research, instructional leadership, technology, or professional growth
Secondary Education

(Grades 7-12 content-specific certification / 6-12 for physical science certification): SLE
36 hour MAT
36 hour program

  • EDC 5392 Issues in Diversity
  • EDC 5303 Models of Teaching
  • EDC 5317 Special Techniques in Secondary Schools
  • TED 43XX/EDC 53XX Content Methods/Curriculum
  • TED 4312 Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language
  • EDC 5690 Teaching Associate 
  • EDC 5699 Internship
  • EDC X3XX elective (4000 level course carrying graduate credit or 5000 level course) in curriculum, research, instructional leadership, technology, or professional growth
  • EDC X3XX elective (4000 level course carrying graduate credit or 5000 level course) in curriculum, research, instructional leadership, technology, or professional growth
  • EDC X3XX elective (4000 level course carrying graduate credit or 5000 level course) in curriculum, research, instructional leadership, technology, or professional growth