Master of Arts in Teaching Program (MAT)601 Ginger HallMorehead, KY 40351Phone: 606-783-2079Fax: 606-783-9132
If you are an individual with a qualifying undergraduate degree, you can earn a teaching certificate through the College of Education via the Master of Arts in Teaching program.
Through the Option 6 route you will complete the program while teaching in an accredited Kentucky School.
Through the Traditional route you will complete the program not yet employed as a teacher. The Traditional route includes student teaching (200 hours in schools during your Fall semester and 70 full days of student teaching during your Spring semester).
Upon meeting all coursework and testing requirements for program completion, a student may be awarded a degree in education from Morehead State University. However, it is important for students to be aware that while MSU recommends a student for certification the KY Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) is the final authorizing agency to award certifications. Therefore, students must meet all rules and regulations set forth by EPSB as they govern all teacher education preparation programs within Kentucky.
This 36 credit hour Master’s program includes:
You have the option to teach in any of the following certification areas:
For more information regarding the Middle Grades and Secondary Education program contact Duane Lambert, Marian Sims, or Michelle Roberts.
This 45-54 credit hour master’s degree program will prepare you to work with young children from birth through kindergarten both with and without disabilities. No prior teaching experience is required to enroll in the program, and once admitted into the program you may be employed as a fully qualified teacher in Kentucky schools as you work on completing your degree.
IECE certification will qualify you to serve as one of the following in Kentucky:
We are excited to offer a number of full scholarships via the Preparing Early Educators in Appalachian Kentucky (PEEAK) grant.
PEEAK is a five year personnel preparation grant funded by the U.S. Department
of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. Funding
is limited to students in the Master of Arts in
Teaching (MAT) Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (IECE) program that
leads to IECE teacher certification and a master’s degree. PEEAK funding covers
full tuition and a travel and book stipend for the two year program.
For more information regarding the Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education MAT program contact Elizabeth McLaren.
Apply to MSU today and take your next step towards a career in education.
Contact financial aid for additional information and grant opportunities.
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