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2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education, M.A.T.

Program Philosophy

The Master of Arts in Teaching degree provides college students with the following:

  1. an alternative opportunity to teach in Mississippi secondary schools (7-12);
  2. mentoring and support for those who wish to teach in Mississippi secondary schools; and
  3. the coursework, knowledge, and field experiences necessary to become a licensed and successful secondary school teacher.

Thirty-six (36) hours are required for a Master of Arts in Teaching degree. MAT students must have been employed by a school district within a forty mile radius of MUW for one year prior to completion of the degree program. Upon successful completion of the 36 hours in the program, candidates will be eligible for a class AA standard alternate route Mississippi license. For additional information on this program, see the Graduate Bulletin.