Teaching and Learning Graduate Degree Programs

MED

Master of Education (MED) programs are designed for graduate students who already
have certification. 

The Department of Teaching & Learning offers two MED options with several concentration
areas available for each option. You do not need to have prior certification in special
education to enroll in the MED in Special Education.

Admission to an MED programs from the Department of Teaching & Learning requires

  • Meeting the University-wide graduate program requirements for GPA.
  • Having a valid teaching certificate.

MED in Curriculum and Instruction  

The mission of the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program is to
provide a quality program through which certified teacher candidates demonstrate the
advanced knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to have a positive impact on student
achievement in grades PK-12.

For more information, click here.

MED in Special Education

The mission of the Master of Education in Special Education program is to provide
a quality program through which graduate teacher candidates demonstrate the advanced
knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to have a positive impact on students with
disabilities from birth to age 22.

For more information, click here.

 


MAT 

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) programs are designed for graduate students who
have never had a full teaching certification, but who desire to both earn a master’s
degree and obtain their teaching certification. 

  • Admission to the MAT program requires
    • Meeting the University-wide graduate program requirements for GPA.
    • Passing score(s) for the Praxis Content exam(s) in the area for certification.
    • A successful interview and writing submission with the Graduate Coordinator.
  • Other state required Praxis exams will be taken during program completion. Please
    see the Louisiana State Department of Education website or the Praxis website for
    current test numbers and passing scores.
  • MAT students who have completed at least 6-credit hours of coursework are eligible
    for the Practitioner’s License from the Louisiana State Department of Education.
     

MAT (Multiple Level)

The mission of the Master of Arts in Teaching program is to provide a quality program
through which teacher candidates demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions
needed to have a positive impact on students in their certification area. 

For more information, click here.

 

International Baccalaureate- IB

International Education

For Information regarding the International Education Program and The IB Certificate in Teaching and Learning contact Dr. Cherissa Vitter.
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (985) 549-5248


 

Please Note:

  • Graduate-level programs from the Department of Teaching & Learning do not require
    GRE for admissions.
  • An expired teaching certificate is still considered valid for the purposes of being
    admitted, but for you to be able to add any certifications to it you will have to
    follow the State Department of Education policies for renewal to be able to add the
    new certification area.
  • Coursework is mostly online. Please contact the Graduate Coordinator with questions
    about specific programs.
  • Some courses may require purchase of textbooks and others may have the rental option
    available. For rentals, you will work with Textbook Rental.

 

Graduate Handbook

 

For more information, please contact

Dr. Ellen Caillouet

Title: Graduate Coordinator

Location: TEC 2018 C

Phone: (985) 549-3726

Email: [email protected]