M.A.T. Secondary Ed Concentration

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What background do I need?

This concentration is for Candidates who already hold a bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas:

biology, broad fields science, business, chemistry, economics, English, geography, history, mathematics, physics, or political science.

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:

business, biology, chemistry, economics, English, history, geography, mathematics, physics, and political science.

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.

Two campus options are available: A hybrid program on the Statesboro campus and a hybrid program on the Armstrong campus in Savannah.


Last updated: 3/7/2019

Master of Arts in Teaching • PO Box 8134 Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-5203