2 years
Jan Aug
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About this course

Have you always wanted to teach but didn't know how to achieve your dream? The LaGrange College MAT program is designed for those with a four-year degree who want to become high school or middle school teachers. With the MAT at LaGrange, you can: 

  • Earn your Master of Arts in Teaching and your high school or middle grades teacher's certification in one year
  • Receive certification in many areas
  • Begin earning master's-level pay as soon as you begin your career as a certified teacher

The MAT program prepares teachers through real-world study. Each student is guided by mentors from among the LaGrange College faculty and faculty from Troup County high schools and middle schools. These program strengths combine to transform new teachers into exemplary professionals.

Entry Requirements

  • Official transcripts from each graduate and undergraduate institution attended
  • A four-year degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of 2.5
  • Passing score on the GACE Basic Skills Assessment
  • Successful interview with the Education faculty
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • Criminal background check
  • A minimum score on the TOEFL exam of at least 550 if English is not the applicant's primary language