Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), concentration in Middle Grades
The Middle Grades program at UNCG prepares future teachers for North Carolina licensure in Middle Grades (grades 6-9) through an essential understanding of Middle Grades students and schools, rigorous content-area knowledge, and exemplary teaching practices.
Middle-grades teacher (English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies)
The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) is designed for candidates who have a Bachelor’s Degree in a field other than education and who wish to seek initial teaching licensure. MAT programs are designed for full time students and include required internships and student teaching placements with partnership schools in the area.
The MAT program in Middle Grades Teaching is designed for full time students and will include a required internship and student teaching placement with a partnership school in the area. There are also opportunities for service in programs and centers serving local middle grades students, as well as workshops designed to strengthen each candidate’s understanding and skill.
Faculty members associated with the Middle Grades program conduct research in a wide range of topics. These include: equity in science education; student culture/identity and learning; professional development in math education; educational psychology; sociocultural lens on learning; student belonging; teaching politics; and online education.