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College
College of Education, Health and Human Services

Department
School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies

404 White Hall
Tel: 330-672-2580
E-mail: oss@kent.edu
Web: www.kent.edu/ehhs/tlcs/index.cfm

Description

The Masters of Arts in Teaching in Secondary Education serves individuals who have never held a teaching certificate or license. It requires full-time study beginning in the summer and continuing through the academic year.

Secondary Education consists of eighteen concentrations: Art, Chemistry, Chemistry/Physics, Dance, Earth Science, English/Language Arts, French, German, Health, Integrated Science, Latin, Life Science, Life Science-Chemistry, Mathematics, Music, Physics, Social Studies and Spanish.

Admission Requirements

Official transcript(s), GRE, two letters of recommendation, resume, 1000-word essay, supplemental form, content evaluation, Questions in Anticipation of Licensure form and interview.

Please refer to the university policy for graduate admission.

Graduation Requirements

The Master of Arts in Teaching degree requires a minimum of 44 semester hours of credit, of which at least 39 must be at the graduate level, and includes a school-based internship. For students who have an appropriate undergraduate background in the subject matter content, the program is designed to be completed in one summer and the following academic year.

Licensure Requirement (not required for graduation):
Candidates seeking Ohio licensure are required to pass specific assessments in order to apply for licensure. Students should consult their advisors for specific program requirements and refer to the Ohio Department of Education-Educator Preparation website for more information on assessments specific to licensure type.

Culminating Requirements

Internship