Economics M.A.T.  

Master of Arts in Teaching Atlanta Campus

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These MAT degrees are designed for:

  • Recent college graduates with degrees in fields other than education
  • Re-careering professionals
  • Paraprofessionals who have bachelor's degrees
  • Teachers who hold non-renewable certificates and who want to earn Clear Renewable master's level certificates.
  • Teacher candidates from a wide variety of academic majors who are interested in earning both initial certification and a master's level teaching certificate.

MAT Admission criteria:

  • An undergraduate GPA of 2.50 or higher.
  • A GRE score of at least 800 (verbal plus quantitative) or a Miller's Analogy Test score of at least 397 (or 41 if taken prior to October 2004) prior to full admission.
  • Passing scores on the Georgia Professional Standards Commission test of basic skills (or meeting the exemption criteria as described at prior to full admission.

The MAT in Secondary Education

  • The secondary MAT programs require an undergraduate major in the appropriate content area (e.g, English, math, biology, history, etc.) or in a closely related field. 
  • Each program requires a minimum of 40 semester hours of graduate level education classes and field experiences designed to prepare effective teachers for grades 6-12.
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