The Master of Arts in Teaching with an emphasis in Secondary Education is a licensure program designed for those with a baccalaureate degree in a secondary contect area. This 36 graduate credit hour program leads to a Grade 6-12 Kansas teaching license. The program allows for a candidate to teach in an accredited Kansas school while taking coursework. If the candidate does not teach while taking coursework, the candidate must complete a student teaching semester.
Options available for the degree include: Option III: Course Work This option requires completion of course work that demonstrates evidence of advanced course work in an area of concentration. Departments will require evidence of competency through activities such as research papers, portfolios, practice, internships, comprehensive exams or other individual work. Students should check with their major department for specific requirements for the coursework.
Graduates of this program leave with the knowledge, skills, and strategies required to enhance their ability as a:
Admission to this graduate degree program requires:
Students in the Teaching (Secondary / Alternative Licensure) program take a selection of classes that successfully prepare them for a career in a related field.