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MAT Student /MAT5 Resources

Master of Arts in Teaching

Grades 9-12 (Biology, English, Math, Social Studies)
Grades K-12 (Art, Music, Physical Education, Spanish)


Grades 9-12 (Biology, English, Math, Social Studies)
Grades K-12 (Art, French, Spanish)

MAT Admission to Teacher Education

All students seeking to complete a degree which leads to teacher licensure, must be formally admitted to the Teacher Education Program in the College of Education. Please find information and procedures for completing the MAT admission application on our MAT Admissions page. In order to apply to the MAT program, students must complete the MAT Application (pdf - 142 kb).

Important Forms and Documents

MAT Conceptual Framework (pdf - 679 kb)
MAT Dispositions Procedures (pdf - 56 kb)
College of Education Forms

PRAXIS Information

Students in the MAT program must achieve the South Carolina passing scores on the PRAXIS II Specialty Area Examination before entering the internship. For information about required examinations, click here.

Students in the MAT5 program should have already passed Praxis II content before entering program.


South Carolina uses the ADEPT system to Assist, Develop, and Evaluate Professional Teaching. Please click here to obtain more information.


For information regarding licensure levels in South Carolina and requirements for obtaining licensure in South Carolina, please visit our Licensure page. You may also visit the South Carolina State Department of Education to check your licensure status and for additional information.


The advisor/advisee relationship is a valued experience at Winthrop University. Please visit Student Academic Services' Advising page for additional information. Please click here to view a complete list of graduate advisors in the College of Education.

SC Teachers Loan

For information about the SC Teachers Loan, please click here. Applications are available at Student Academic Services (144 Withers), Financial Aid (119 Tillman), or available to download from the Student Loan Corporation. Section 2 of the application must be completed by the office of Student Academic Services in the College of Education. 


All students in the Teacher Education undergraduate and graduate programs are required to purchase LiveText.  LiveText is a course management system which contains many features that are helpful to both faculty and students. For general information on purchasing and/or using LiveText, please click here. For information about LiveText at Winthrop University, click here

For additional information about the MAT program and other graduate level programs, please visit the COE Graduate Student Information page.