2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 08, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary Education 9-12, Mathematics, Science, English Language Arts, or Social Studies Specialty Area, M.A.T.


Program Requirements

A prospective student seeking initial licensure must hold a baccalaureate degree and may or may not be employed as a NC Residency teacher. The MAT program prospective student must have an overall minimum GPA of 2.7 (3.0 preferred) on 4.0 scale for all undergraduate work or 6-9 credit hours of professional development coursework that is transferable into the MAT program. Prerequisite concentration course requirements should be completed prior to applying for the initial license. Required courses are determined by comparing transcripts of previous college coursework with that of concentration area requirements for the initial license. Students may have to take additional undergraduate concentration area coursework or submit passing scores for the North Carolina State Board of Education (NCSBE) required specialty content area examination to meet licensure requirements. See advisor or department chair for evaluation of these courses or test requirements. Students are required to remove academic area deficiencies prior to enrollment in the graduate methods courses and clinical experience courses. The applicant must submit three letters of recommendation, resume, and a written essay outlining applicant’s graduate educational goals and professional objectives.

Licensure Requirements


PRAXIS II Test: 5161 Mathematics: Content Knowledge—Score 160
And PRAXIS II Test: 5624 Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12—Score 157

PRAXIS II Test: 5235 Biology: Content Knowledge—Score 150
And PRAXIS Test: 5624 Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12—Score 157

PRAXIS II Test: 5435 General Science: Content Knowledge—Score 151
And PRAXIS Test: 5624 Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12—Score 157

PRAXIS II Test: 5081 Social Studies: Content Knowledge—Score 158
And PRAXIS Test: 5624 Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12—Score 157

PRAXIS II Test: 5038 English Language Arts: Content Knowledge—Score 167
And PRAXIS Test: 5624 Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12—Score 157

edTPA Portfolio in the licensure area must be submitted during clinical experience.

Test scores are set by the NC State Board of Education.

Total Credit Hours: 30


No more than 12 semester hours to be counted toward the degree may be completed prior to formal admission to the MAT degree program.