The Master of Arts in Teaching in Secondary Education (K-12): Art, Biological Science, Chemistry, Chinese, Earth Science, English, French, Japanese, Music, Physical Science, Social Studies, Spanish, is a 30-credit, 14 month program, in which graduate students earn initial certification and a Master of Arts in Teaching degree in their subject area. The coursework begins in June of the first summer and ends in August of the following summer. The program requires a year-long residency starting in September, during which students will be in area schools full time, three days a week in the fall, and four days a week in the spring. Classes will be held in the evening. Students will meet and implement their action research projects during the second summer semester. Students will be required to demonstrate effective teaching, research, and dispositions that are aligned with COE, state, and national standards through videos, lesson plans, and a research capstone project. Literacy and technology are integrated throughout the program and key assessments include a teaching performance assessment, action research project, and edTPA.
April 15th: Summer semester*International students are advised to apply by:December 1st: Summer (May intake)
Dr. Julie RosenthalProgram Director, Department of Secondary and Middle School EducationMATDirector@wpunj.edu973-720-3087
In addition to the University’s admission requirements:
William Paterson University
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