University of Vermont

2013-2014 Catalogue

Curriculum and Instruction (Master of Arts in Teaching)


The Master of Arts in Teaching program for middle level and secondary teachers is designed for those students who aspire to earn both a master's degree and a license to teach in public middle or secondary schools. The program particularly welcomes students from UVM and northeastern colleges and universities majoring in arts and sciences, agriculture and natural resources who have completed majors in social sciences, science, or mathematics, among other areas. Students will prepare for licensure to teach in grades five through nine or seven through twelve in one to two summers and one academic year.

Accelerated Master of Arts in Teaching. UVM students who are in their third year of study for a bachelor's degree may apply to the Accelerated Master of Arts in Teaching program. These students, when accepted, may complete nine credits of graduate level course work, six of which may be counted toward both the minimum requirements for the Master of Arts degree, as well as toward the undergraduate degree. Qualified candidates will need a major or its equivalent in an approved licensing area.

Requests for further information and application instructions may be obtained by contacting the Middle Level or Secondary Education coordinator, 405A Waterman Building, (802) 656-1411.