2013-2014 Brenau University Catalog 
    Sep 26, 2023  
2013-2014 Brenau University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Education (M.A.T.)

The M.A.T. in Early Childhood Education is an initial certification program designed for candidates who have completed a baccalaureate degree. In addition to all the course requirements, students must pass the Teaching Field Content Exams for academic content area (GACE) prior to placement with a school system to student teach.

Clinical Experience

A total of 9-12 hours of clinical experience is required:  9 hours of student teaching or 12 hours of internship. Choose from student teaching sequence (9 hours) for one semester or the internship experience (12 hours) over several semesters.

Field Experience: Will have field experience in each of the following grade levels: P-K, 1-3 and 4-5 in designated courses.


Total Semester Hours Required for Degree: 54 - 57

The difference in hours is dependent on which clinical experience the student chooses.