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Master of Arts in Teaching / Special Education
The online MAT / Special Education degree program from Western Carolina University, designed for those who do not have an "A" level license in special education, consists of a professional core, pedagogy courses, and a concentration in General Curriculum for individuals interested in working with children and youth with mild to moderate disabilities or Adapted Curriculum for individuals interested in working with children and youth with severe disabilities. Courses cover topics such as:
Child & Adolescent Development
Teacher Leadership in a Diverse Society
Advanced Methods to Teach Students with High Incidence Disabilities
This degree program requires field experiences in public schools.
Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
3.0 average on last half of undergraduate program or 2.85 overall GPA
A written essay
Three letters of recommendation
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
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