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Hamline University MS-A17101536 Hewitt AvenueSaint Paul, MN 55104
The State of Minnesota has declared teacher shortages in the following areas:5-12 Math5-12 Science5-12 Chemistry9-12 PhysicsK-12 Dance and TheatreK-12 ESLK-12 World Languages and Cultures (German or Spanish)
With a record number of teachers nearing retirement, a historic turnover in the teaching profession is imminent.According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job openings for Kindergarten, elementary, and middle-school teachers are expected to grow by 17% between 2010 and 2020.That's where you come in. If teaching is your passion, pursue the MAT with initial license in one of the most hard-hit fields. Ensure the future of education while enhancing your career opportunities.
INITIAL LICENSURE PROGRAM
Hamline’s innovative MAT/Initial Licensure Program has an exceptional academic reputation and is fully accredited. The program prepares you for your initial teaching license; qualified students are also eligible to earn the Master of Arts in Teaching degree upon obtaining licensure. This program is ideal for working adults who want to enter a meaningful profession, or for students who have completed undergraduate degrees and have decided they want to teach in the K-12 schools.
Reputation: Hamline has long been a leader in teacher education in Minnesota and is known for thoughtful, high quality MAT programs taught by experienced and passionate teachers. Hamline offers an interactive, engaging, authentic, and personalized educational experience. Commitment: Hamline is committed to developing teacher-leaders who promote equity in schools and society, build communities of teachers and learners, construct knowledge, and practice thoughtful inquiry and reflection.
Candidates may bring in up to 1/2 of their pedagogy courses. For the different license areas, this would look like (contact one of the license advisors for more information):
Meet some of our MAT students and see how the program has affected their lives:Michael Deppe '02Mike LeMier '10 Carmen Higueros
“Hamline’s professors are really willing to work with you. They can help you make your schoolwork fit with the rest of your life. I found myself being inspired in each class.” – Adele Binning, MAT student
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