Master of Arts in Teaching-Middle Grades STEM

Georgia College
Degree Level Masters
Total Credit Hours 36

Program Description

Georgia College offers an online Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) in Middle Grades Mathematics and Science for teaching grades 4-8. The program is 36 hours with all coursework online with the exception of required field experiences in a school. Current teachers in middle grades classrooms can use their own classrooms to complete the field experiences and if the candidate does not have a school available, we can assist in finding a local school. Admission to the program is ongoing and courses are set up to not require prerequisites with the exception of the Professional Seminar and Field Studies experience coming before the Internship (Student Teaching).

Admissions Information

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university, with an earned 2.75 or better GPA
  • Two professional recommendations (pdf) using the College of Education format
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • Candidates must hold a provisional certificate or obtain a Georgia pre-service certification (, which includes obtaining a MyPSC account with the Georgia Professional Standards Commission
  • Submit to a background check and receive acceptable results. (This process will be done during the application process.)
  • Pass (or exempt) the GACE Program Admission Assessment (Exemption scores are SAT 1000 or higher (1080 if taken on or after 7/1/2019); ACT combined English and math 43 or higher)
  • Complete the Ethic 350 Assessment through the Georgia Professional Standards Commission
  • Submit a copy of your driver’s license or other official identification