Candidates who complete the MAT degree chose one of the following tracks:
Elementary Education and Special Education: will receive dual licensure in General Education for grades K-9 and Special Education for grades K-12 in Wisconsin.
Secondary Education and English as a Second Language Education: will receive dual licensure in their chosen subject matter for grades 4-12 or grades K-12 (varies based on subject) and English as a Second Language Education for grades K-12 in Wisconsin.
The 36-credit Master of Arts in Teaching program is an 18-month hybrid, weekend model. Students complete online coursework weekly, and complete a practicum placement during semesters 1-3. In the fourth and final semester, candidates student teach for one full K-12 semester in addition to five weekend face-to-face meetings and online coursework. Throughout their teacher preparation program, students are expected to demonstrate proficiency in the knowledge and skills for effective teaching, as outlined in the InTASC standards.