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University of Pittsburgh    
2019-2020 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
    
 
  May 06, 2021
 
2019-2020 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Mathematics Education, MAT


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The University of Pittsburgh, School of Education, offers a post-baccalaureate program for Mathematics teacher certification (grades 7-12), the Master of Arts in Teaching Program (MAT). Details of the MAT are outlined below:

  • requires Teaching Interns to take and pass the Content Knowledge test (Praxis II) during the first semester of their program in order to obtain their Intern Certificate
  • satisfies the requirements for a Pennsylvania Instructional I Certificate (pending passing scores on the national PRAXIS II Exam, successful completion of the PA Statewide Evaluation Form for Student Professional Knowledge and Practice (PDE 430), and satisfactory performance in courses and in the internship)
  • is completed in three terms (fall, spring, summer 1 session) beginning in late August of the admission year and concluding in mid-June of the following year
  • consists of 36 credits of graduate course work combined with a maximum 4.5 day per week internship in a local school district from September through June

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