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Campbellsville, KY 42718
Master of Arts in Teaching Middle Grades: 5-9 Social Studies
The online master’s of teaching middle grades from Campbellsville University was designed for those who wish to transition into a teaching career and already have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. The program provides you with the skills needed to work with diverse learners, apply effective teaching methods and understand relevant topics in student growth and development. You will receive the certification required to teach your chosen subject while learning the modern trends that are evolving education.
The program teaches the cognitive, physical and social-emotional growth of children and adolescents; a variety of instructional approaches, materials and comprehensive curriculum to support student learning in literacy; and the practical skills in student assessment required for curriculum planning in the classroom. The online M.A.T. degree also covers the research methods and procedures used in education, effective management skills and the needs and nature of diverse populations.
You can choose from one of four tracks to help you focus your degree:
A graduate practicum/seminar is required for the degree. The course gives you an opportunity to apply your best instructional practice in a field-based setting with cognitive coaching from colleagues. In addition, students, including those taking the Option 6 route, who are not currently teachers must complete 16 weeks of student teaching in a middle school classroom.
The program’s faculty incorporate their real-world experiences in the curriculum. Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). NCATE, the National Council for the Accreditation for Teacher Education, has also accredited our online master’s of teaching in secondary education. The fully online degree offers the flexibility and convenience of being able to complete coursework when it best fits your busy personal and professional schedules.
Classification: Master's College or University II
Loans Offered: Campbellsville University’s FAFSA code: 001959
Locale: Remote Town
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