Teaching, M.A. | Lake Forest College | Chicago, United States
12 months
Duration
3724 USD/module
3724 USD/module
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About

The Master of Arts in Teaching Program (MAT) at Lake Forest College recommends graduates for initial teaching licenses in elementary, middle, secondary and K- 12 education. Through the MAT Program, students can obtain both a master’s degree and Illinois teacher licensure simultaneously. This program is not appropriate for teachers who are already licensed to teach in K-12 schools.

Overview

This program is not appropriate for teachers who are already licensed to teach in K-12 schools.

Features 

As a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) student at Lake Forest College, you will:

  • Learn in small collaborative cohorts together with fellow students who are completing majors in various fields. This is a unique interdisciplinary approach to teacher preparation;
  • Be guided by learned faculty and cooperating education professionals who provide individualized advising, mentorship, and assessment;
  • Work with student populations spanning the American racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic spectrum;
  • Get more than two full-semester classroom clinical internships/practicums in school settings where you can hone teaching skills and be mentored by a team of professors and educators.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Observing the Schooling Process

  • Instructional Communication: Theory and Practice

  • Developmental Psychology  

  • Foundations of Education 

  • Reading in the Elementary School

  • Elementary Fieldwork and Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

37 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A non-refundable MAT application fee of $50 (for review of transcript and additional materials)
  • Official college transcript that shows Bachelors’ degree from accredited institution*
  • Official college transcripts from each institution attended
  • Documentation of passing score in ISBE Content Area Test or scheduled test date
  • One letter of recommendation from an employer or a professor at your prior institution (in desired certification area for secondary education candidates or content area major for elementary education candidate) for academic and character reference
  • Statement of academic and professional goals (1-2 pages)

Tuition Fee

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    3724 USD/module
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    Based on the tuition of 3724 USD per module during 12 months.
  • National

    3724 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3724 USD per module during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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