Teaching-Middle Level Education, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #351 (WUR) , GA,
The M.A.T. major in Middle Level Education provides initial teacher certification for individuals with interest in teaching middle level students: (grades 4-8). The Middle Level Education program prepares teachers in two areas of concentration. Participants in the Middle Level Education program must choose one of the concentration areas available: Language Arts and Social Studies education OR Mathematics and Science education.

About

The Department of Middle and Secondary Education prepares educators and other professionals in career and technical education, English education, English as a second language education, learning technologies, mathematics education, middle childhood education, reading education, science education, and social studies education.

Our mission is to engage in research, teaching, and service in urban environments with people from multiple cultural, ethnic, and linguistic backgrounds. We work collaboratively with people in schools, communities, and organizations in metropolitan Atlanta and around the world. We are committed to innovation and creativity and to pushing the boundaries of knowledge and practice.

The Master of Arts in Teaching in Middle Level Education provides initial teacher preparation for individuals holding bachelor’s degrees and who have an interest in teaching students in grades 4-8 in two areas of a concentration. The course of study meets the requirements for professional certification in Middle Level Education (grades 4-8) with concentrations in either language arts and social studies education or mathematics and science education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • The Psychology of Learning and Learners
  • Methods of Research in Education
  • Action research
  • Critical Pedagogy
  • Multicultural Education
  • Social and Cultural Foundations of Education
  • Middle Schools in a Diverse Society
  • Literacy in the Content Areas
  • Principles of Instruction in Middle Childhood Science and Mathematics
  • Theory and Pedagogy of Middle Childhood Science and Mathematics Instruction
  • Principles of Instruction in Middle Childhood Language Arts and Social Studies
  • Theory and Pedagogy of Middle Childhood Language Arts and Social Studies Instruction
  • Opening School Experience (0)
  • Practicum I
  • Practicum II
  • Practicum III

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

Admission Requirements
  • A submitted online application. Paper applications are not available.
  • A nonrefundable application fee of $50 is required for each application. This fee must be paid online by credit card.
  • One copy of official academic transcripts
  • Goal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official GRE (Graduate Record Examination) scores
  • International applicants required to submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores and the Georgia State University’s International Applicant Immigration Form.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1243 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1243 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    1243 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1243 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    382 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 382 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Atlanta

  • 1213 - 2210 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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