Secondary Education Program
The Graduate Program in Secondary Education
The Secondary Education Teacher Preparation Program offers a
Licensure Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) in Curriculum and
Instruction, and is designed for individuals who have a bachelor's
degree in an academic discipline and who want to become licensed to
teach in Vermont and also earn a masters degree. The basic program
fulfills the professional education requirements for state licensure.
Areas of secondary education licensure (grades 7-12) at the University
of Vermont include English, world languages, mathematics, science, and
Program Entrance Criteria
All applicants to the Secondary Education Licensure Masters Preparation Program must meet the following general entrance criteria:
- A general education background based on those studies known as liberal arts, which embrace the broad areas of the social and behavioral sciences, mathematics, biological and physical sciences, the humanities, and the arts
- A 30 semester-credit-hour major concentration in a liberal arts or sciences field directly associated with the desired area of licensure.(The courses taken need to correspond with the respective Secondary Education Teacher Licensing major).
- A minimum overall grade point average of 3.00 in undergraduate coursework and in the major discipline.
- A demonstrated commitment to working with children and young people.
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