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    University of Louisiana at Monroe
  Oct 23, 2017
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Secondary Education Grades 6-12 (Alternative Certification), M.A.T. (131205)

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Program Admission

In addition to the university requirements for admission, all applicants must present a combined score of 707.50 on a scale which is found by multiplying their total undergraduate grade-point average by the combined Graduate Record Examination General Test score (Verbal + Quantitative) in order to qualify for “Regular Status.” Students scoring between 622.60 and 707.50 (GRE X GPA) may be admitted on “Conditional Status.” Other admission requirements include meeting the following:

  1. Eligibility requirements for admission to Teacher Education (minimum of 2.5 grade-point average on undergraduate work and passing scores on PRAXIS I: Reading, Writing, Math) or a composite of 22 on the ACT; and
  2. Content knowledge requirements for Louisiana which includes
    1. Possess a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university either with a major in a certifiable teaching area or with coursework equivalent to a primary focus area (30 hours) and
    2. Present passing scores on state-designated PRAXIS content test in teaching area; and
  3. MAT screening assessment requirement:

Total Hours 36

To successfully complete CURR 5064, candidates must meet all other eligibility requirements for initial teacher licensure in Louisiana, which include meeting Program Admission requirements above, satisfactory performance in specified courses, and passing scores on state-designated PRAXIS II tests.

Graduate Courses

Note: To receive graduate credit for a 4000-level course designated “For Undergraduate and Graduates,” a student must be in graduate admission status at the time credit is earned in the course. Credit earned in undergraduate admission status cannot be changed to graduate credit.

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