College of Charleston
School of Education
66 George Street, Randolph Hall Suite 310
Randolph Hall Suite 310
Charleston, SC 29424
Elementary Education (Master of Arts in Teaching)
The M.A.T. in elementary education, an NCATE accredited program that focuses on the education of second through sixth-graders, is designed for those who want to teach elementary school children and have undergraduate degrees in non-education disciplines. The program combines academic work and a variety of experiences in public elementary schools.
Successful completion of the M.A.T. program requirements leads to recommendation for teaching certification/licensure in grades 2 – 6 in South Carolina, in addition to a master’s degree. The State of South Carolina has reciprocal licensure agreements with many State Departments of Education across the United States. Teacher Education Program requirements are described in detail in a candidate information packet. This packet is sent to the candidate prior to meeting with an advisor to complete a program of study.
Accreditation:The program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and recognized by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
Facts & Figures
# of Credits Required: 48 hours
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $455-1160 USD
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999