Secondary Education Specialization, MAT in United States

University of North Carolina Wilmington

Study in:United States
107 days
Deadline: 1 Oct 2019


Secondary Education Specialization students from University of North Carolina Wilmington are trained to develop and apply learned skills to be successful in today’s globally competitive, diverse high school classrooms. With the use of research and technology, the MAT program prepares future teachers to create innovative and interactive learning environments meeting the needs of today’s high school students. As part of course requirements, students are given the chance to work closely with high school educators who are leading the way with progressive and new educational programs such as small learning communities and early college programs.

Program Structure

Courses included:

  • Diverse Learners and Special Needs
  • Instructional Design, Technology, and Leadership
  • Student Teaching in Secondary Schools
  • Advanced Theory and Practice in Teaching Secondary Methods
  • Secondary School Organization
  • Assessment and Learning Environments
  • Student Teaching II in Secondary Schools
  • ESL Concepts for Secondary Teachers

Academic Requirements

  • Official copies of transcripts of all college work (undergraduate and graduate). An undergraduate grade average of “B” or better is required.
  • Official scores on the Miller Analogies Test, Graduate Record Exam, or completed waiver form.
  • The MAT/GRE requirement is currently in the process of removal so a waiver form can be submitted in place of this requirement, which will need to be signed by the program coordinator.
  • Three recommendations by individuals in relevant professional fields.
  • A letter of interest that describes their commitment to the teaching profession, recent experience working with teenagers, and their philosophy of teaching and learning.

Detailed Program Facts

Starting in January 2020

You can apply until: 1 Oct 2019

For more details please visit program website.

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