Master of Arts in Teaching / Elementary Education
Georgia Southern University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Teaching with a concentration in Elementary Education program is for candidates who already hold bachelor’s degrees and are interested in careers teaching young children.  Candidates will be prepared to teach young children in preschool through grade five.  Courses include MAT Elementary Science Methods, MAT Elementary Mathematics Methods, MAT Elementary Social Studies Methods, and Culturally Responsive Classroom Management.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Georgia Southern University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Passing scores on the GACE Program Admission Assessment or be exempt by acceptable SAT, ACT, or GRE scores
  • Georgia Educator Ethics–Program Entry (350) assessment
  • Qualify for a Georgia Pre-Service certificate or Induction Pathway 4 certificate