M.A.T. Secondary Ed Concentration
What background do I need?
This concentration is for Candidates who already hold a bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas:
English, business, mathematics, history, geography,
economics, political science, chemistry, biology, geology,
physics, child and family development,
fashion merchandising and apparel design,
hotel and restaurant management, nutrition and food science,
interior design, home economics, housing and consumer economics, or related field.
What certification will I be eligible for upon completion of this concentration?
Upon successful completion of all program requirements and passing the appropriate GACE exam, you will be eligible for Georgia T-5 Secondary Education Certification (grades 6-12) in one of the following teaching fields:
biology, chemistry, physics, history, geography, political science,
economics, broad fields science, mathematics, English, or business.
Candidates in one of the science fields or social science fields are encouraged to complete additional courses in order to pursue certification in several or all of the disciplines in science or in the social sciences. There is a broad fields science test one can take for candidates seeking certification in one or more of the science fields; however, for the social sciences, candidates must take separate tests for the different social science fields in order to be certified in more than one of the social science disciplines.
The program is an NCATE accredited, Georgia Professional Standard’s Commission approved program that is recognized through reciprocity in many other states in the U.S.
Last updated: 1/11/2018