Suggested MAT Sequence

This is a suggested sequence only. Days and times of each class are subject to change. Use this suggested sequence for pursuing MAT degree on Missouri State University Springfield and West Plains campuses and Missouri Southern Joplin campus.

Check out the Reading, Foundations and Technology course rotation before scheduling your classes.

Suggested MAT Sequence

Prior to first summer

Complete Content Area Coursework  

Summer semester

SFR797  Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning  9 hours 
   

Fall semester

SEC783 Internship in Teaching I  (75 hours of practicum, arranged) 3 hours
RDG710 Content Area Literacy 3 hours
MID725* Advanced Theory and Practice in the Teaching of Early Adolescents  3 hours
PSY710 Psychology of Education 3 hours

Spring semester

SEC784 Internship in Teaching II (Student Teaching) 10 hours

Summer semester

EDT 662 Educational Applications of Computers for Teaching (Online only) 3 hours
 SPE 175 Foundations in Special Education 3 hours
   
   

Students will be CERTIFIED at this point if content area is also complete

34–37 hours

Fall semester

SFR780 Educational Research Methodology 3 hours

Spring semester

EDC786 Research Seminar in Education 2 hours

Students earn Master’s Degree

39-42* hours