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Master of Arts in Teaching
 Foreign Languages

NEXT COHORT starts Spring 2016

Teacher Certification

The MAT is an initial certification program leading to P-12 teacher certification in Chinese or Spanish.

Advanced Content Study

You will earn 9 graduate credits in Chinese or Spanish in the following areas:

  • Culture (3 credits)
  • Linguistics (3 credits)
  • Literature (3 credits)
    Professional Education

As a KSU graduate, you will have the required knowledge and skills
to be an effective teacher, versed in:

  • Current teaching methodologies
  • Theories & best practices in curriculum and assessment
  • Student learning styles & strategies
  • Second language acquisition
  • The integration of technology in teaching

Field Experiences

You will have extensive opportunities to observe and teach in P-12 classrooms:

  • Year-long Clinical Practice II (4 credit hours/20-40 hours per week)
  • Year-long Clinical Practice II (5 credit hours/20-40 hours per week) )

Current Teachers Welcome!

If you are currently teaching but are not fully certified, this is the perfect opportunity to earn your Clear, Renewable Teaching Certificate at the T-5 level. Classes during the school year are in the evening and your own classroom serves as your field experience site.

Application deadline: November 1, 2015

For more information, please contact Dr. Jaime Cruz-Ortiz (jcruzort@kennesaw.edu)




Tuition & Fees

Admission Requirements


Financial Aid

Application Checklists for Candidates:

(updated checklists coming soon)




Bagwell College of Education

Graduate Studies in Education (BCOE Website)

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