Master of Arts in Teaching
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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The MAT program beings during UCI's first Summer Session (typically the end of June) and ends after the first Summer Session of the following year (typically the end of July).

SCHEDULE  FOR THE MASTER’S IN TEACHING PROGRAM

 

Summer

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

MAT 

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IMPORTANT DATES IN THE MAT AND CREDENTIAL PROGRAMS

Event

Timing

Details

MAT Orientation

Mid-June on a Saturday morning

Introduction of faculty, discussion of an article, and overview of program

First Summer: First Summer Session

Mid-June through July

Intensive coursework and some fieldwork

First Summer: Second Summer Session

Beginning of August through the first week of September

Intensive coursework and some fieldwork

Fieldwork in Public Schools

As early as mid-August

Conforms to the public school calendar

Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters

Refer to UCI Academic Calendar for specific dates

Refer to UCI Academic Calendar for specific dates

Teaching Performance Assessment (edTPA)

February-March of winter quarter

State required assessment of competence

Reading Instruction Competency Exam (Multiple Subject only)

After fall quarter course

Your reading course will prepare you for this exam.

CPR Training and Certification

April-May

Low-cost half-day course 

Second Summer: First Summer Session

Mid-June through July

Research project to be completed in capstone course

Apply for Teacher Credential

Beginning of July

UCI Student Affairs counselors assist you with this process.


Course List by QuarterMS Course List 2016-17; SS Course List 2016-17

Schedules: 2017 WINTER MAT MS | 2017 WINTER MAT SS

Student Teaching Experience