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The School of Education offers bachelor’s degree programs in:

  • Birth-Kindergarten (B-K)
    Teaching and Non-Teaching
  • Elementary Education (K-6)
  • Middle Grades Education (6-8)
    Language Arts/Social Studies
    Mathematics/Science
  • Secondary Education (9-12)
    English
    Mathematics
    Comprehensive Science 
  • Special Subjects (K-12)
    Health and Physical Education
    Music Education
    Art Education
  • Licensure-Only Program
    Reading
    Special Education

The School of Education also offers the Master's Degree in Education (M.Ed.), designed for educators holding a "A" level license and the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), designed for students with a baccalaureate degree in specific disciplines.
The (M.Ed.) program consist of a core of education courses with a concentration in one of the following areas.

  • Biology Education, 9-12; 
  • Elementary Education, K-6; 
  • Mathematics Education, 9-12; 
  • Middle Grades Language Arts, 6-9; 
  • Middle Grades Mathematics, 6-9; 
  • Middle Grades Science, 6-9; 
  • Reading, K-12;
  • Sociology Education, 9-12; 
  • Special Education, K-12 with emphasis in Behaviorally Emotionally Disabled, Learning Disabled, or Mentally Disabled.

In contrast to the M.Ed. the MAT is designed for unlicensed, inexperience teachers who may benefit from a developmentally sequenced field base approach.  The MAT offers opportunity for an initial license in ten (10) teaching areas:

  • Biology Education, 9-12; 
  • Social Science-History Education, 9-12; 
  • Mathematics Education, 9-12; 
  • Middle Grades Language Arts, 6-9; 
  • Middle Grades Mathematics, 6-9; 
  • Middle Grades Science, 6-9; 
  • Social Science-Sociology Education, 9-12; 
  • Special Education General Curriculum, K-12.

The primary focus of the MAT is on earning an initial "A" level license with subsequent opportunities to earn a master's degree with eligibility for an "M" license.

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