The MAT in English Education is designed to prepare teacher candidates who have already earned a BA or BS for a certified secondary school teaching position in English Language Arts.

The Department of Reading Education has merged with the Department of Language Education. The new combined department is called the Department of Language and Literacy Education.

This program is designed for the applicant who has earned an undergraduate degree in English or a related subject area and now seeks initial state certification in English Education to teach in Georgia public schools, grades 7-12 and a master’s degree from the University of Georgia (which leads to T-5 certification). Students who have undergraduate degrees in areas other than English will be required to take courses that equal those of an undergraduate major in English (7 upper division courses) prior to being accepted.

Degree Awarded: MAT

Degree Code: MAT_EGED

School/College: Mary Frances Early College of Education

Aderhold Hall
Athens, GA 30602-7101


Academic Department: Language and Literacy Education

125 Aderhold
Athens, GA 30602-7123

Graduate Coordinator: Jennifer Graff


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