The Master of Arts in Teaching degree in physics was developed for high school and middle school subject area teachers who have an initial license and are seeking a professional license in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This MAT program is designed to meet the “appropriate master’s degree” requirement, which is part of the criteria for professional stage licensure, as set forth in the most recent MA DESE licensure regulations.
A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 based upon four years of work or a 3.0 undergraduate GPA based upon work completed during the junior and senior years
An initial teaching license
Three appropriate letters of recommendation
Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work
Program of Study
Concentration electives (18 credits)
MAT students are expected to have, or acquire in addition to degree requirements, an appropriate background of college-level courses, to be determined by the department. A minimum of 18 approved graduate-level credits in the academic area of concentration, which meet the academic and professional objectives of the student, is required.