Reading, Language and Literacy Education M.A.T.
The program requires a minimum of 45 semester hours of graduate coursework.
|Entrance Test||Undergraduate GPA||Recommendation Letters||Other Supporting Materials|
|GRE and GACE Program Admission Exam (or exemption)||2.50 and completed undergrad degree||2-3 letters||goals statement|
In addition to the basic admission requirements the following is required for this program:
To be considered for this M.A.T. program, candidates must have completed at least one (1) academic year of university foreign language sequence, three (3) quarters or two (2) semesters of the same language) OR successful completion of one (1) semester of a non-Western language, OR one (1) year of living or studying abroad as an adult, OR the acquisition of English as a second language (ESOL) for non-native English speakers.
Provisionally licensed teachers in ESOL are also accepted into this M.A.T. program.
Students in this program will be eligible to be recommended for Georgia initial certification after earning passing scores on the GACE Program Admission Assessment (formerly GACE Basic Skills) and GACE Content Assessments for Teaching English as a Second Language and successfully completing:
- EXC 4020 Characteristics and Instructional Strategies for Students with Disabilities (or its equivalent) and EPY 7080.
- AL 8240, TSLE 7250, TSLE 7260 or AL 8330, TSLE 7440, AL 8460, AL 8470, EDRD 7600, EDRD 7630, EDRD 7650, EDCI 7660, EDCI 7670, and EDCI 7680.
- Presentation of a professional portfolio.
For additional program information contact the initial TEEMS adviser at (404) 413-8060 or email questions to TEEMS@gsu.edu.
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