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Middle Grades and Secondary Education, Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Program Info
The Master of Arts in Teaching program is an alternative teacher certification program. Completion of MAT results in a Master’s Degree and a Kentucky teaching certification. The program is designed for individuals who have earned an undergraduate degree in a certification content area or closely related field.

Accreditations

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools - SACS

Morehead State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges  

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

NCATE is the profession’s mechanism to help establish high quality teacher preparation.

Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board

The Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) is responsible for issuing and renewing certificates for all Kentucky teachers and administrators.

A Master’s Degree with a Professional Certification is the end result of successful completion of Praxis Exams and the 36 hour program.

Approved areas of teacher certification include:

  • Middle grade – Math, Science, Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Secondary – Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, Earth Science, Chemistry, Biology, Physics
  • P-12 Certification – Spanish, French

Admission Requirements include:

  • An undergraduate degree in a content certification or closely related area (transcript will be evaluated by an MAT Coordinator)
  • A grade point average of 2.75
  • A GRE score with the following corresponding minimum scores:  Verbal--450, Quantitative--490, and Writing--4.0 or
  • Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST) with the following corresponding minimum scores:  Mathematics--174, Reading--176, and Writing--174
  • Completion of an MAT Orientation (required for final acceptance into the MAT Program)

        

 

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MAT Office, 601 Ginger Hall

MAT Email:  MAT@moreheadstate.edu

Primary Phone: 606.783.9504
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E-mail: Duane Lambert

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