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English Education

Western Carolina University

24 months
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17886 USD/year
17886 USD/year
7480 USD/year
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About

The M.A.T. in English Education at the Western Carolina University can be your ticket to teaching if you have a degree in English but lack the required credentials to be an educator. 

Overview

What You'll Learn

The M.A.T. in English Education at the Western Carolina University is is a 42-semester hour program that will develop your skills as a teacher and increase your understanding of English. Students will take courses like Foundations of Teacher Leadership in a Diverse Society; Child and Adolescent Development; Methods of Teaching Literature; and Linguistic Perspectives. The program also includes practical experience during an semester-long internship paired with a seminar course. Successful completion of the program leads to recommendation of licensure from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

Where You'll Go

WCU’s M.A.T. graduates will be eligible to teach English in grades 9-12. The National Education Association states the average salary for North Carolina public school teachers is $47,783 for the 2014-15 school year. The Bureau of Labor Statistics is projecting a 6% increase in high school teacher hirings by 2022. There are also a number of opportunities across the nation and internationally for primary and secondary teachers.

Programme Structure

English Education curriculum include:

  • Foundations of Teacher Leadership in a Diverse Society
  • Assessment of Instruction
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Teaching Exceptional Learners in Inclusive Classrooms 
  • Advanced Studies in Teacher Leadership
  • Contemporary Art 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

42 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Related bachelor of science degree from a regionally accredited institution 
  • 3.0 grade point average or higher all upper-level undergraduate coursework
  • A letter of intent to the program coordinator and a portfolio of their work demonstrating breadth and depth
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons who are in a position to judge the applicant's aptitude for graduate study and protential as a graduate-level classroom teacher

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17886 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8943 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    17886 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8943 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3740 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Cullowhee

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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