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Master of Arts in Teaching Program Completion

To complete the program, graduate candidates must meet the following criteria: a) successful completion of a minimum of 33 semester hours of graduate coursework; b) successful completion of all required coursework; c) maintenance of a minimum grade point average of 3.00; d) successful completion of all field experiences and internships and the capstone course; and e) completion of the Praxis Subject Assessment examination in the graduate candidate's area of specialty (passing score required).

At the end of the internship semester, a program area committee completes a competency review of each intern's performance and recommends exit from the program. Exit criteria include the following: a) passing scores on midterm and final internship evaluations and rubrics for the edTPA; b) satisfactory review of any Professional Dispositions and Skills Forms; and c) a minimum grade point average of 3.0.

The following signatures will be on the recommendation for exit from the program:

1. Program Area Compentency review committee
2. Department chair in program area

A signed recommendation for exit from the program is required in addition to items specified for program completion in the Graduate Catalog.

A passing score on the edTPA.


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