Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)
The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program is an avenue to initial certification. The program starts in June and students progress through all steps to finish the following July.
Areas of Study
- Secondary Social Studies (9-12)
- Secondary English (9-12)
- Secondary Math (9-12)
- Secondary Science (9-12)
Students in this program must earn a baccalaureate degree, or the equivalent, in the content area of teaching specialization. Prospective students must apply to the MAT program by May 1 to enroll in the cohort that begins in the Summer I term. This is a 14-month full time cohort program of study and includes both advanced content study at the graduate level and teaching pedagogy instruction. Senior students at Coastal Carolina University may take up to two courses during their senior year (EDSC 410 and EDSC 415) that can apply toward M.A.T. program requirements.
Suzanne Horn, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator, Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) Program
Prince Building 105J
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