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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, good moral character verification 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 See Ohio Department of Education-Educator Preparation website for more information on assessments specific to licensure type.

Culminating Requirements

Internship

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (44-45 credits)
Course Title Credits
ADED 62145 Principles of Secondary Teaching 3
  62146 Instructional Strategies and classroom Management 3
  62191 Seminar in Secondary Education (1-3) 4
  62192 Advanced Practicum and Internship in Secondary Education (1-10) 13
  62198 Research in Secondary Education 3
  67147 Teaching Adolescents in the Secondary School Culture 3
CULT 65530 Foundations of Education and Human Services 3
EPSY 68901 Psychological Foundation of Education I 3
Methods in major 3
Methods II in major*
or
CI 67330 Reading in Content areas*
3
Curriculum content/electives as advised 3-4
TOTAL 44-45


*Students in the Mathematics, Integrated Language Arts, and Arts concentrations take Methods II, for other concentrations take CI 67330

 

  • Art concentration
  • Chemistry concentration
  • Chemistry/Physics concentration
  • Dance concentration
  • Earth Science concentration
  • English/Language Arts concentration
  • French concentration
  • German concentration
  • Health concentration
  • Integrated Science concentration
  • Latin concentration
  • Life Science concentration
  • Life Science/Chemistry concentration
  • Mathematics concentration
  • Music concentration
  • Physics concentration
  • Social Studies concentration
  • Spanish concentration

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 See Ohio Department of Education-Educator Preparation website for more information on assessments specific to licensure type.