Master of Arts in Teaching

Lake Forest College
United States
Master's Degree
Study mode
2 years
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • Official college transcript that shows Bachelors’ degree from accredited institution.
  • Two letters of recommendation from employer(s) and/ or professor(s) at prior institution (in desired certification area for secondary education candidates or content area major for elementary education candidate) for academic and character reference.
  • Passing score in Illinois State Board of Education Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP) and ISBE Content Area Test or required score on ACT/SAT (Test taken BEFORE September 1, 2015, ACT plus Writing composite score of 22 and combined Writing and English score of 19 or better, Test taken AFTER September 1, 2015, 22 composite score and minimum 16 on Writing; SAT combined score of 1030 or better with Writing score of 450 or better). 


  • Observing the Schooling
  • Instructional Communication: Theory and Practice
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Foundations of Education course
  • Reading in the Elementary School or EDUC 413: Reading in the Content Areas
  • Elementary Fieldwork and Seminar or EDUC 415: Middle School Fieldwork and Seminar
  • Inclusive Learning Environments
  • Introduction to Teacher Research
  • Curriculum and Instruction in the Elementary School: Content-Area Literacy and Social Studies
  • Discipline-Specific Methods for Teaching Adolescents
  • Curriculum and Instruction in the Elementary Schools: Math and Science
  • Adolescent Curriculum and Instructional Design
  • Elementary Student Teaching and Seminar
  • : Student Teaching in Adolescent Classrooms
  • Teacher Action Research Project
  • Teaching Adolescent Students (middle school endorsement for elementary candidates only)

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