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Master of Arts in Teaching with Licensure

What is the Master of Arts in Teaching with Licensure (MATL) program?

If you already have a bachelor's degree, the MATL program will grant you a master's degree and a teaching license at the 4-8, 7-12 or K-12 grade levels. The following licensure areas are offered:

Grades 4-8: Minimum of 2 areas

Language arts, math, science and social science

Grades 7-12:

English
Family and Consumer Science
Life Science
Mathematics
Physical Science
Social Studies (Arkansas history course required)

Grades K-12:

Art
Foreign Language (French, Latin or Spanish)
Kinesiology/Health
Music (Instrumental or Vocal)
Speech/Drama combination
Speech
Drama

What options do I have for completing the program?

Track I: Professional Licensure Track (35 hours)

You can teach full time while pursuing your degree. You must become eligible for and obtain a provisional license in the area of expertise in which you are seeking licensure before you begin teaching.

Track II: Traditional Student Teaching Track (35 hours)

You can follow a traditional teacher preparation program culminating with a semester of student teaching.
Important Policy Statement: Students who are participating in one of the six-credit hour student teaching classes (ECED 641, MLED 642, SEED 651, SEED 652) are considered to be full-time students.

What courses are required?

The MATL program consists of 35 hours. Please see the curriculum plan for more information.

MATL Curriculum Plan (PDF)

For current course schedules, please visit the Graduate Programs.

For additional information about this program, you may want to consult the Catalog (Select 2013-2014 Graduate & Professional Catalog from drop-down menu)

How do I apply?

MATL Application (PDF)

Initial Request to Graduate Form (PDF)

Who do I contact for more information?

As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us!

Office of Adult & Extended Education
Harding University Box 12254
Searcy, AR  72149
Ph: 501-279-5726
Fax: 501-279-5946
coeadulted@harding.edu

Graduate Studies in Education
Harding University Box 12261
Searcy, AR  72149
Ph: 501-279-4315
Fax: 501-279-4083
gradstudiesedu@harding.edu

College of Education
Box 12254
Searcy, AR 72149
501-279-4242
501-279-4051 (fax)
education@harding.edu

Teacher Education/
Field Experiences
501-279-4050

Graduate Studies
501-279-4315
gradstudiesedu@harding.edu

Educational Leadership
501-279-4117

Graduate Reading
501-279-5107

Professional Counseling: Clinical & School
501-279-4500

Adult and Extended Education
501-279-5726
COEadultEd@harding.edu

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