The Master of Arts in Secondary Teaching is designed for individuals who hold a bachelor’s degree in a field other than education and who decide to become secondary teachers. The program is not designed for teachers who already have initial teacher certification, other than those graduate students who have completed a Transition to Teaching (T2T) program. The M.A.T. program leads to secondary teacher certification in Indiana. Candidates gain understanding of adolescent development as they learn and apply instructional and assessment strategies to improve achievement of secondary students’ in content specific areas.
The Transition to Teaching (T2T) program in Secondary Education prepares candidates to meet the changing needs of today’s grade 5-12 adolescent students. Candidates learn how to structure core content classes, utilize best practices, incorporate digital tools into the learning environment, and differentiate instruction for diverse learners. The graduate certificate program leads to an initial secondary teacher license in Indiana. Students who do not reside in Indiana should determine requirements for applying the Indiana initial license for teacher licensure in their state of residence. All courses in this program can be applied to a Master of Arts in Teaching-Secondary at American College of Education.
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