Teacher Leadership Series: MAT Degree Completion Sign up now for the MAT Degree Completion Teacher Leadership Series. All three courses are now available online or on-campus. Students should register for courses in the following sequence: GED 8025 PUBLIC POLICY A (2 credits) & B (2 credits) – register for both parts in the same term. GED 8023 CAPSTONE PRACTICUM (4 credits) – learn the basics of research design as you draft the first three chapters of your capstone. GED 8495 CAPSTONE ADVISING (4 credits) – complete the last two chapters of your capstone with an individual faculty adviser. Some limited group work included.