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Teaching, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Dahlonega, GA, United States
The University of North Georgia offers a Master of Arts in Teaching degree designed for individuals who possess degrees in majors other than education and wish to become initially certified in teaching fields comparable to their undergraduate degrees.
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Overview

About the Master of Arts in Teaching  at the University of North Georgia 

If you are seeking initial teaching certification in a teaching field not associated with your undergraduate degree, submit a copy of your undergraduate transcript to the College of Education Graduate office for evaluation by an academic advisor for content courses.

Applicants accepted into the MAT program must satisfy the required GACE Subject Tests before the start of the program. 

 Consult the Georgia Professional Standards Commissionnew window website for required subject tests.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategies For Effect Teaching 
  • Curriculum & Assessment 
  • Teaching Diverse Learners 
  • Instructional & Behavioral Mgt 
  • Teaching Reading Content Area 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    39 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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

  • Graduate Admissions Application.
  • Non-refundable application fee.
  • Georgia Pre-Service Application new window
  • A copy of your Driver's License or Passport for the Lawful Presence Verification.
  • Official scores for GACE I and GACE II. GACE I may be exempted with acceptable scores on the SAT, ACT; or Graduate Record Exam General Test (GRE).
  • Proof of lawful presence in the United States.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    916 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 916 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    916 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 916 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    230 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 230 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Dahlonega

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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