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  Dec 11, 2017
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Arts in Teaching English (non-certification program)

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Program Director and Advisor: 
Bradford Stull, Ph.D.
Office: Memorial Hall
Phone: (603) 897-8238

The non-certification track is appropriate for individual already teaching who wish to increase their classroom competencies by doing advanced work in English and educational theory specific to English language arts classrooms.


Current teachers graduating with an M.A.T. in English should be prepared to:

  • Enhance their existing knowledge of literature, language, and writing.
  • Apply current learning theories to teaching English to secondary students.
  • Develop learning environments that foster rich language learning and thinking for all students.
  • Apply a constructivist philosophy and integrated learning strategies to the development of curricula and the teaching of curricula.
  • Apply a teaching philosophy that is grounded in lifelong learning and a commitment to students and their learning.

Degree Requirements (33 credits)

The M.A.T. in English combines the advantage of a traditional advanced degree in English with advanced work in pedagogy. In conjunction with the program coordinator, individuals tailor a program to their specific background and current needs as professional educators.

English Methods or Education Courses (15 credits)

Content Area Courses (18 credits)

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