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MAT – Business Technology

Master of Arts in Teaching – Business Technology Online


Program Overview

Learn More About Our Online Master of Arts in Teaching – Business Technology Online 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.

icon $11,412 Total Tuition
icon As few as 15 months Program Duration
icon 36 Credit Hours
icon $11,412 Total Tuition
icon As few as 15 months Program Duration
icon 36 Credit Hours
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Arkansas State University is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), formerly known as the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), 1140 19th Street, NW, Suite 400, Washington, D.C. 20036. Phone: 202-223-0077.

Designed for working adults, our Master of Arts in Teaching – Business Technology online program will equip you with the teaching knowledge and methodologies to teach business-related courses in middle-level and high school settings.

In this MAT online program, 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.

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

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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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 in the total tuition.

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Total Tuition $11,412
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Tuition Per Credit Hour $317
Per Credit Hour Per Course
U.S. Resident Tuition Required Fees Total U.S. Resident Tuition Required Fees Total
$277.00 $40.00 $317.00 $831.00 $120.00 $951.00

Calendar

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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.

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Term Length Course Begin Course End Application Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Payment Deadline Last Day to Withdraw
Summer 2021 5 wk 07/06/2021 08/06/2021 06/21/2021 06/25/2021 07/01/2021 07/02/2021 07/23/2021
Fall 2021 7 wk 08/24/2021 10/08/2021 08/09/2021 08/13/2021 08/19/2021 08/20/2021 09/24/2021
7 wk 10/18/2021 12/10/2021 10/04/2021 10/08/2021 10/14/2021 10/15/2021 11/26/2021
Spring 2022 7 wk 01/11/2022 02/25/2022 12/15/2021 12/17/2021 01/06/2022 01/07/2022 02/11/2022
7 wk 03/07/2022 04/29/2022 02/21/2022 02/25/2022 03/03/2022 03/04/2022 04/15/2022
Summer 2022 5 wk 05/31/2022 07/01/2022 05/16/2022 05/20/2022 05/26/2022 05/27/2022 06/17/2022
5 wk 07/05/2022 08/05/2022 06/20/2022 06/24/2022 06/30/2022 07/01/2022 07/22/2022
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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.

  • Complete online application and submit a non-refundable $30 fee
  • Have official transcript(s) sent from the registrar of the college/university attended. Official transcripts are sealed transcripts sent from the granting institution.
  • Have 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).
  • Pass Business Education: Content Knowledge 5101 with a passing score of 154

Additional Licensure Information:

  • Passing the Praxis Principles of Learning and Teaching Grades 5-9 (#5623, score 160) OR Grades 7-12 (#5624, score 157) is required for licensure
  • Other requirements for licensure are detailed in the Teacher Education Handbook available on the Professional Education Programs webpage.
  • 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

Additional Information

Submit all documents to:

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

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

For Non-US Postal Mail Overnight Delivery Only:

Academic Partnerships
c/o Central Receiving
2713 Pawnee St.
Jonesboro, AR 72401

Courses

Check Out the Coursework for Your MAT – Business Technology Online Program


Students in the Master of Arts in Teaching – Business Technology online program must complete 36 credit hours of coursework.

Students in this program must complete the following courses.

TE 6043: Effective Assessment

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Designs and analysis of varied formative and summative assessment systems in classroom practice to inform instruction.

TE 6223: Effective Teaching with Diverse Populations

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Theory and practice for effective teaching of diverse students, application through the creation of unit and lesson plans.

TE 6243: Technology as a Tool for Teaching

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.

TE 6253: Perspectives on Professionalism in Education

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.

TE 6293: Theories and Strategies of Classroom Management

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 grade classroom.

TE 6299: MAT Internship in Teacher Education

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.

RDNG 6013: Theories, Issues, Methods of Reading

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.

MLED 6403: World of the Young Adolescent

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

A focus on the developmental characteristics of the young adolescent, ages 10 to 14, set against a matrix of racial, ethnic, gender, socioeconomic, family, and community issues in order to create developmentally responsive practices and programs for all mid-level learners.

MLED 6423: Teaming, Teaching, and Learning in Mid-Level Education

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.

MLED 6443: Advanced Methods for Teaching in the Middle Grades

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 intended for those who are planning to teach in a public school in Arkansas.

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