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Master of Arts in Teaching – Business Technology Online


This 100% online Master of Arts in Teaching – Business Technology offers in-depth teaching methodology with coursework related to business and technology. This program is ideal for students who do not have a traditional education background.

Next Apply Date: 5/14/24
Next Class Start Date: 5/28/24
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Next Apply Date: 5/14/24
Next Class Start Date: 5/28/24

Program Overview


Learn more about our online Master of Arts in Teaching – Business Technology program

Learn to teach business-related topics with an online Master of Arts in Teaching – Business Technology at Arkansas State University. Delivered in a convenient 100% online format, this master’s program gives you in-depth teaching knowledge for business instruction in a public school setting.

Designed for working adults, our online degree program will equip you with the teaching knowledge and methodologies to teach business-related courses in middle-level and high school settings.

You will create lessons that incorporate state and national standards using business technology pedagogy appropriate for young adults. Coursework is designed for students who did not major in Education and includes advanced teaching strategies for instruction in middle grades, theory and practice for effective teaching of diverse students, and a course regarding perspectives essential for educators to understand their ethical and professional responsibilities.

Faculty support at Arkansas State is outstanding. Our experienced faculty is here to help you succeed and can help you navigate the initial licensure process.

The LEARNS Executive Order stipulates that the Arkansas Department of Education must develop a plan to ensure that all teacher candidates completing an Arkansas-approved teacher preparation program must participate in a one-year residency by 2027. Currently, the A-State Educator Preparation Programs are updating their coursework and clinical experiences in order to meet this expectation.

In this online Master of Arts in Teaching – Business Technology program, you will:

  • Create lessons that incorporate state and national standards using technology pedagogy appropriate for young adults
  • Understand theories and apply strategies for classroom teaching and management
  • Utilize effective teaching methodologies for diverse populations
  • Incorporate technology into educational methods
  • Create lessons that incorporate state and national standards using technology pedagogy appropriate for young adults
  • Understand theories and apply strategies for classroom teaching and management
  • Utilize effective teaching methodologies for diverse populations
  • Incorporate technology into educational methods

As a graduate of this online program, you will be prepared for education roles, such as:

  • Business Teacher 7-12
  • High School Business Teacher
  • Business Teacher 7-12
  • High School Business Teacher

Also available:

A-State offers a variety of graduate programs in a convenient online format. Explore our full range of online graduate programs.

Total Tuition: $12,240
Program Duration: As few as 15 months
Credit Hours 36

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Tuition


A-State offers an outstanding tuition value

Our MAT – Business Technology online program offers the same affordable, pay-by-the course tuition for all U.S. residents. All fees are included.

Tuition breakdown:

Per Credit Hour: $340
Total Tuition: $12,240

Calendar


Know what to submit and when

Our Master of Arts in Teaching – Business Technology online program is designed to be flexible and convenient for working professionals, with accelerated coursework and multiple starts each year.

Please note that the internship course lasts a full semester and only starts in Fall 1 and Spring 1 of terms.

Please note Summer 1 and Summer 2 terms are 5 weeks in duration for this program.

TermProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlinePayment DueLast Class Day
Spring 23/4/242/19/242/23/242/29/243/1/244/26/24
Summer 15/28/245/14/245/17/245/23/245/24/246/27/24
Summer 27/2/246/18/246/21/246/27/246/28/248/1/24
Fall 18/20/248/5/248/9/248/15/248/16/2410/4/24
Fall 210/14/249/30/2410/4/2410/10/2410/11/2412/6/24

Now enrolling:

Next Apply Date 5/14/24
Start Class 5/28/24

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Admissions


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A-State Online offers a streamlined admission process to help you get started quickly and easily. Teaching certification is NOT required to be admitted into our MAT – Business Technology online program. Students interested in this program must meet the following requirements for admission and plan to teach at a public school within the state of Arkansas.

Admission Requirements:

  • Minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Official transcripts
  • Bachelor's degree

  • A baccalaureate degree with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least a 2.75 on a 4.00 scale from an accredited institution, or a 3.0 GPA on last 60 hours of coursework (undergraduate, graduate or a combination of both).
  • Praxis: Pass Business Education: Content Knowledge 5101 with a passing score of 142

Additional Information:

  • Passing the identified program pedagogy assessment, identified in the Teacher Education Handbook, is required for licensure. Additionally, other requirements for licensure are detailed in the Teacher Education Handbook.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Provide documentation of an Approved Arkansas State Police (ASP) and FBI Background Check and the Arkansas Child Maltreatment Background Check
  • Verify no conviction of a felony or crimes listed in the Teacher Education Handbook

Application Submission Requirements

  • Complete online application
  • Pay the non-refundable $30 fee
  • Send official transcript(s) from the college/university attended. Official transcripts are sealed transcripts sent from the sending institution.
  • Submit Praxis exam scores for Business Education: Content Knowledge 5101
  • Submit all documents to:

    A-State Online
    P.O. Box 2520
    State University, AR 72467


    Fax: 870-972-3548
    Email: [email protected]

Courses


Check out the coursework for your MAT – Business Technology degree online program

Students in the Master of Arts in Teaching – Business Technology online program must complete 36 credit hours of coursework. Licensure Requirements: This program is intended for those who are planning to teach in a public school in Arkansas.

Visit the Course Registration page to view the course schedule for this degree.

Students in this program must complete the following courses.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Designs and analysis of varied formative and summative assessment systems in classroom practice to inform instruction.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Theory and practice for effective teaching of diverse students, application through the creation of unit and lesson plans.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course will include evaluation of educational software and websites. Students will research instructional design principles and procedures and will utilize their learning to create technology integrated educational materials for their respective areas.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course helps develop perspectives that are essential for educators to understand and fulfill ethical and professional responsibilities in their respective areas, including communication with various audiences, reflection, self-assessment and advocacy within the context of cultural diversity and democratic pluralism.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Application of classroom management principles to actual classroom practice while participating in an internship in the public schools requires placement in a middle grades classroom.
Duration: 15 weeks
Credit Hours: 9
Supervised internship focused on educational practice and performance for individuals seeking alternative licensure to teach in grades PK-12. Internship must be completed in licensure area.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Theories, Issues, and Methods of Reading is a synthesis of theories and models of reading, past and current reading issues, examination of current research that discusses instruction of reading areas, spelling and writing; overview of reading and instruction for diverse and struggling learners. Prerequisite: enrollment in the graduate program within the College of Education and Behavioral Science.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The purpose of this course is to examine theories and research on the development and needs of the middle level learner. These include the review of the physical, cognitive, emotional, moral and social development of 9- through 15-year-olds.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of school and classroom organizational practices that include, grouping for instruction, scheduling instruction, curricular organization, and classroom management. The leadership and professional role of the teacher will be explored.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduce students into the profession of teaching. This course provides the necessary foundation needed by future teachers to gain the pedagogical knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to be an effective teacher. The primary goal of the course is to provide students of education with research-based effective teaching practices in a practical, realistic and conversational manner.

This program is only offered to those who are planning to teach at a public school within the state of Arkansas.

As licensure requirements may change without notice, it is the responsibility of the student to confirm the requirements for licensure in his/her state as it applies to the participation in an out-of-state degree program.

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