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					              UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI 64110
                                      PROGRAM OF STUDY
                                    SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
                       Master of Arts in Teaching (High School Certification)

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NAME (PRINTED OR TYPED) STUDENT NUMBER                                        Student Number
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Address                                                                       Degree
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CITY, STATE ZIP CODE                                                          ________________________________________________
e-mail _______________Phone____________________                               Certification area

List below specific courses proposed for your master’s degree program. At least 60% of the total number of hours applicable to the degree must be at the
500 level.) Must be admitted to the teacher education and graduate program and be enrolled as a graduate student.
                                Certification/ Master of Arts- One-Year Scope and Sequence
                                (It’s also possible to spread the coursework over two years)
 Semester One Summer
 Course Number                                         Course Title                                                  Credit hrs          Grade
 EDUC 5589GT                                           Gateway to Teaching                                           3
*TCH-ED 5427                                           Reading in the Secondary School                               3
 EDUC 428 or EDUC 5428                                 Cultural Diversity in American Education                      3
 EDRP 5512                                             Adolescent Development                                        3
 TCH-ED 422                                            Practicum (urban community immersion)                         1
                                                       13 credit hours for high school
Semester Two Fall
EDUL 408                                               Adv. Social-Philosophical Foundations                         3
EDRP 5502                                              Advanced Educational Psychology                               3
TCH 54xx                                               Special Methods I                                             3
TCH-ED 5404                                            Education of the Exceptional Child and Youth                  3
TCH-ED 423                                             Practicum (urban schools)                                     2
EDUC-CI 5585                                           Technology Applications in the Classroom                      3
                                                       17 credit hours
Semester Three Winter
TCH-ED 5495                                  Special Methods II (Capstone for Urban Educators) 2
TCH-ED 5437                                  Internship in Urban Education                         8
                                             10 credit hours
CERTIFICATION ACHIEVED                       Overall credit hours for certification:
The following courses should be completed within 3 years to complete the Masters of Arts in Teaching
EDUL 5525, 5526, or 5527                     Foundations Elective                                  3
EDCI 5596 or EDRP 5522                       Classroom Assessment                                  3
EDCI 5561                                    Teaching Diverse Learners                             3
EDCI 5595                                    Action Research for Practitioners                     3
                                             12 credit hours
Overall credit hours for MAT: 52
                                                           Approvals

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Student’s Signature Date                                                              Faculty Advisor Date
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                                                                                      DEAN, School of Education Date
     High School Certification Areas
        1. Mathematics

        2. Social Studies

        3. English

        4. Physics (single or unified)

        5. Chemistry (single or unified)

        6. Earth Science (single or unified)

        7. Biology (single or unified)

     MAT admissions criteria

1. Evidence of a content bachelor’s degree from an accredited university (transcript)
2. A minimum grade of C in all content courses with an overall content GPA of 3.00
3. An overall GPA=3.00 in other course work
4. Passing scores on the College Basic Academic Subjects Examination
5. Passing scores on the PRAXIS content area examination
6. Transcripts which document completion of all Missouri content certification requirements (including DESE
   general education requirements).
7. Three letters of recommendation (speaking to a candidate’s potential as an urban educator)
8. Background check by the Missouri State Police and FBI
9. Narrative statement describing a candidate’s desire to become a middle or high school teacher in a high-need
   district

A.   Total credits required for graduation: 52.
B.   Residency requirements, if any: A minimum of 32 credit hours must be completed at UMKC.
C.   General education: Total credits: None. However, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree.
D.   Major requirements: Total credits: 52.

				
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