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Teaching - Initial K-6 Licensure, MAT

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, MN,
The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) initial licensure program is designed to accommodate both current and perspective K-6 teachers looking to obtain an initial teaching licensure while also earning a graduate degree in education. At the conclusion of this program you will have the necessary skills, knowledge, and tools to be an effective educator in today’s classroom.

About

The Master of Arts in Education in Teaching provides an initial teaching license for K-6 grade levels. At the conclusion of this program you will have the necessary skills, knowledge, and tools to be an effective educator in today’s classroom.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Teaching Children 
  • Psychology of Learning and Teaching in Schools 
  • Effective Teaching 
  • Content and Methods for Teaching K-6 Health and Movement 
  • Content and Methods for Teaching K-6 Science 
  • Content and Methods for Teaching K-6 Social Studies 
  • Content and Methods for Teaching K-6 Literacy 
  • Content and Methods for Teaching K-6 Mathematics 
  • Content and Methods for Teaching K-6 Art and Music 

                  Detailed Programme Facts

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

                  English Language Requirements

                  • Minimum required score:

                    6

                    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.

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                  • Minimum required score:

                    78

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                  • Minimum required score:

                    547

                    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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                  Academic Requirements

                  You need the following GPA score:

                  Required score: 3

                  Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

                  Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

                  General Requirements

                  • Apply Online
                  • Submit official transcripts from the regionally accredited institution stating the conferral of a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 based on a 4.0 system. 
                  • Submit a typed personal statement that answers the questions listed below. 
                • Why are you choosing to pursue a graduate program at this time in your career, and what are you hoping to accomplish by doing so?
                  • What strengths do you feel make you a strong candidate for the program?
                  • Describe a past or present personal/professional experience that you believe positively influenced your potential to succeed in a graduate program.

                  Technological Requirements

                  • Students enrolling at Concordia University, St. Paul must have access to a computer that meets Concordia’s technology requirements. 

                  Tuition Fee

                  • International

                    440 USD/credit
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 440 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
                  • National

                    440 USD/credit
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 440 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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                  Living costs for Saint Paul

                  • 1040 - 1760 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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