Rhode Island College

2018-2019 Catalog


Secondary Education M.A.T.

Admission Requirements

  1. A completed application form accompanied by a $50 nonrefundable application fee.
  2. Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate records.
  3. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale in undergraduate course work.
  4. A baccalaureate degree with a major equivalent to an undergraduate major at Rhode Island College in a certification area.
  5. Meet the minimum GPA requirement in the major available from the Department of Educational Studies.
  6. An official report of passing scores on one of the Assessment of Basic Skills Tests. See web page for cut off scores for SAT, ACT, Core, and GRE.
  7. An official report of scores on the appropriate Praxis II Content Knowledge Test, with a minimum score as established by the Department of Educational Studies.
  8. Two Disposition Reference Forms: one from a faculty or supervisor of a child/youth-related activity, and one from a work supervisor.
  9. Two letters of recommendation: one from a faculty or supervisor of a child/youth-related activity, and one from a work supervisor.
  10. A Statement of Educational Philosophy.
  11. A current résumé.
  12. An interview with an advisor in the M.A.T. program.
  13. A plan of study approved by the advisor and appropriate dean.

Course Requirements

Foundations Component

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CEP 552Psychological Perspectives on Learning and Teaching

3

Fall, Summer.
FNED 546Contexts of Schooling

4

Fall, Spring.

Professional Education Component

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
SED 506Survey of Instructional Design

3

Fall, Summer.
SED 507Instructional Design and Literacy

3

Spring Summer.
SED 511Content and Pedagogy in Secondary Education

4

Fall.
SED 512Field Practicum in Secondary Education

2

Fall.
SED 521Student Teaching in Secondary Schools

7

Fall, Spring.
SED 522Student Teaching Seminar in Secondary Education

2

Spring.
SPED 531Universal Design for Educating All Students

3

Fall, Spring.

Pedagogy Concentration

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
FNED 547Introduction to Classroom Research

3

Fall, Spring.
INST 516Integrating Technology into Instruction

3

Fall, Spring.

Biology, English, History and Mathematics Concentrations

FIFTEEN CREDIT HOURS OF COURSES at the graduate level in the academic field in which certification is sought. Students should contact the department that provides course work in the anticipated area of certification. 

Capstone Course

The capstone experience is incorporated into SED 522 (student teaching seminar). 0 credit hours.

Total Credit Hours: 37-46