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2012-2013 Shepherd University Catalog 
2012-2013 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Teaching—Elementary Strand, M.A.T.

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The Master of Arts in Teaching Program is a 39-credit hour program of study that provides students with a comprehensive education that will enable them to become successful educators. This program will lay the foundation to produce graduates who are knowledgeable, competent, accountable, and ethical. The overall goal of this program is to provide an opportunity for prospective teachers to engage in professional education and decision-making based on inquiry and reflective practice in order to meet the challenges of the ever-expanding educational, social, and political responsibilities of the teaching profession.

Curriculum for a Master of Arts in Teaching—Elementary Strand

Total credit hours, 39 Hours:

Student teaching, 6 Hours:

Pre-Student Teaching Field Experiences

The State of West Virginia requires that each teacher candidate complete 125 hours of pre-student teaching field experiences.

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