Master of Arts in Teaching, Elementary Education Grades 1-5, PROFESSIONAL STUDIES Program (506A)
The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) in Elementary Education is designed for talented professionals from diverse career backgrounds who have non-education baccalaureate degrees and want to earn initial Louisiana teacher certification in Elementary Education, Grades 1-5, and meet the requirements for becoming a “highly qualified” educator.
The MAT for Elementary Grades 1-5 requires 39 hours of graduate coursework, including a one-year Internship in Teaching. Candidates must present a passing score on the PRAXIS II pedagogy test prior to enrollment in the Internship. Courses are offered 100% online. Applicants may begin the program in the summer, fall, or spring semester.
For additional information, go to the Department of Teaching, Leadership and Counseling.
Contact: Ms. Suzanne Williams, Teacher Certification
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCTE) certifies that NSU has met rigorous professional standards for the preparation of teachers and other school specialists and is a national accredited institution.