The Master of Arts in Teaching program has recently received
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction approval for the following new
- Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence Environmental
- Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence Physics minor
Early Adolescence-Adolescence Environmental
- Early Adolescence-Adolescence Physics major
These certifications are available for new students who
would like to earn initial certification through the MAT program and for
currently licensed teachers who would like to add additional licensure.
“Science areas are generally high need areas, and we are
excited to be able to certify students in environmental science and physics, in
addition to biology, chemistry, and broad field science,” said Kirstin Anglea, chair of the program. “We know that school
districts are always looking for great science teachers and now we are able to
offer additional expertise to those teachers.”
The M.A. in Teaching
program is an accelerated, post-baccalaureate teacher certification program
specifically designed to meet the needs of the returning adult student.
With a dual emphasis on teacher certification in PreK-12
education and a master's degree that enhances the ability to apply theory to
practice, this program allows graduate students to enter a new career in
teaching while advancing professionally and academically.
The M.A. in Teaching prepares students for teacher
certification and a master's degree in elementary, middle or high school
education. The program combines classroom instruction with field experience in
Completion of a full semester student teaching placement
qualifies students to apply for a teaching license in their chosen area just 18
months after starting the program.