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MAT Spanish Education Grades P-12

Ready to get your teaching certification and a master’s degree?

Explore the Master of Arts in Teaching, Concentration in Spanish Education program

What background do I need?

This concentration is for candidates who already hold a bachelor’s degree in Spanish.  If the applicant holds a degree in another field, but wishes to become certified in Spanish Education, the applicant must have 21 credit hours (of which at least 12 credit hours must be 3000-level and above) in SPAN (Spanish) content courses. Please see the Graduate Academic Services Center website for MAT transcript evaluation information.

Please note that during the program, you will be required to complete field experiences including student teaching/internship. All field experience requirements for any M.A.T. program must be completed in the state of Georgia. Some concentrations require practicum placements prior to student teaching or internship semester. Field experiences for the M.A.T. Concentration in Spanish, including student teaching, will take place within a 70 mile radius of the Georgia Southern University Statesboro campus. Read about the program standards to see what you will learn while in our program.

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 Spanish Education Certification  (grades P-12). The program is an NCATE accredited, Georgia Professional Standards Commission approved program that is recognized through reciprocity in many other states in the U.S.

Courses and Curriculum


Interim Program Director
Dr. Angela Pinilla-Herrera
Phone: 912-478-7060

Last updated: 7/20/2021