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Teaching - Secondary Education

Northeastern Illinois University

M.A.
24 months
Duration
808 USD/credit
808 USD/credit
404 USD/credit
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About

The M.A.T. in Secondary Education is designed for students who wish to pursue a Master of Arts in Teaching and obtain initial licensure to teach high school students (grades 9-12). 

Overview

Secondary education degree candidates will enter the program as part of a cohort in one of four areas:

  • Language Arts
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Earth Science)
Candidates also have the opportunity to work collaboratively with students in other disciplines and intensively with those in their own discipline. They will gain pedagogical knowledge throughout the program, including collaborative planning, classroom teacher training, and assessment skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • A professional core in the area of educational foundations, curriculum, and instruction; as well as adolescent development, literacy, educational technology, and research (15 credit hours, 20 hours of community-based experiences).
  • A content-specific curriculum and pedagogy sequence (Seven (7) credit hours, including 80 hours of clinical experiences).
  • Student teaching plus seminar (Nine (9) credit hours, including a 16-week, full-time student teaching internship and a reflective seminar. Per Illinois State Board of Education Policy, candidates will also complete and submit their edTPA performance assessment during their student teaching semester).
  • M.A.T. research and elective courses, including options such as teaching English as a Second Language, Educational Foundations, Multicultural Education, Special Education, Middle-Level education, and graduate-level content areas courses

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

37 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended. Official transcripts and examination scores must be sent electronically or mailed in sealed envelopes from the sending college or institution.
  • The $30 application fee is payable by mail (check or money order), online (debit or credit card) or in person (cash, check, money order, debit or credit card).
  • If you are a Permanent Resident of the United States, provide a clear copy of your Permanent Resident card.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    808 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 808 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    808 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 808 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    404 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 404 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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