Master of Arts In Teaching (M.A.T.) in Elementary Education

The Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) Program (Elementary Focus) is designed for students that already hold a bachelor’s degree, but have little or no background in education. Successful completion of the program will lead to NC Elementary Education certification (K-6) and prepare educators to teach as elementary classroom teachers. This program will be available beginning spring 2013. (View the Program Information)

For more information, contact:
Graduate Program Coordinator
Dr. Katie Schlichting
schlichtingk@uncw.edu
910-962-7786

Field placements are required during each semester of the program.  Students that work full-time during school hours will need to adjust their schedules accordingly. During the final semester, students will be required to complete a full-time Internship in an elementary school setting.  The Internship will require students to be in the classroom each day from 7:30 – 3:00, at a minimum.  Outside employment during the internship is not advised.

**Applications for the MAT Program will be accepted beginning July 1, 2012.  Please see the Graduate School for further information.**

Specialization Objectives

Upon completion of the graduate MAT in Elementary Education, the student should be able to:

Admission Requirements

Course Sequence



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