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History - Middle and High School Teacher Preparation, MAT

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, IL,
The master of arts in teaching history is designed for liberal arts graduates who wish to begin preparation for teaching history at the secondary level or practicing teachers who desire to expand their understanding of the educational process while increasing their formal education in history.

About

The Master of Arts in Teaching - History, a forty-two (42) hour program which is to be completed within a six year period, is available for either Liberal Arts graduates who wish to begin preparation for teaching at the middle school or secondary level or practicing teachers who desire to expand their understanding of the educational process while increasing their formal education in history. Completion of the MAT-History program fulfills the requirement for initial licensure for teaching history in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Preliminary Licensure includes passing scores on the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL), both in the communication/literacy portion and the subject area portion appropriate for this program, in addition to other requirements. Students with no teacher preparation course work should consult with the program coordinator.

Upon acceptance into the program, you will complete a tentative Plan of Study in consultation with the program coordinator. At that meeting, you will designate on your plan of study which program track you wish to complete, either the middle school track or the secondary track. You must request that any transfer credits be considered at this time.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Instruction & Assessment in the Secondary Classroom
  • Theories of Thinking and Learning
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching
  • Sheltering Content for English Language Learners
  • Effective UDL Classroom Practices
  • Methods of Teaching History and the Social Sciences I
  • Methods of Teaching History and the Social Sciences II
  • Student Teaching Practicum in History and the Social Sciences (5-8)
  • Student Teaching Practicum in History (8-12)
  • Practicum Seminar in Teaching History

For more information please visit the program website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Rolling admissions until full for fall enrollment only (executive and general cohorts).
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

  • Check your program's application deadline(s), and work backward from the application deadline or start term.
  • Start your online application, so you can receive application reminders and updates.
  • Order your transcripts or transcript evaluation, and begin organizing your references, personal statements, and admissions tests (if required).
  • Submit additional information that your graduate program may require, such as a resume, passing MTEL scores or educator license, or additional writing sample.  
  • Once ALL materials are received, your file will be reviewed by the department. The turn-around time depends on each individual program. 
For more information please visit the program website.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    9847 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9847 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    9847 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9847 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    8227 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8227 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
2019/20 fees will be available in June 2019.

Living costs for Salem

  • 1100 - 1500 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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