Accelerated Master of Arts in Teaching (AMAT)

Program overview

获得教学硕士学位,并获得实习教师证书

获得一项严格的计划的好处,该计划将住院教师认证与全日制教学硕士学位相结合, 为期15个月的项目,包括在K-12学校的全年实习. 作为一名致力于公平和包容的专业教师,学习影响学生学习所需的技能.

让这个灵活的AMAT计划帮助您快速实现您的目标.

Program Overview

THE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION DIFFERENCE

Seattle Pacific was founded more than 125 years ago, 90多年来,该大学一直在为该地区培养一些最受欢迎的教育工作者. 今天,进入教育学院的研究生课程竞争非常激烈. 教师们——每个人都教授他或她自己的课程,每个人都拥有博士学位——都在努力开发严格的质量项目.

网易彩票下载教育学院提供十多个研究生项目. You can choose from three doctoral programs, seven master’s degree programs, and five certification programs, all of which focus on developing competence, character, leadership, and service in educators. While many students train to become teachers, others prepare for roles as school counselors, principals, superintendents, district office personnel, or professors in higher education. SPU在华盛顿和全国的P-12教育中享有很高的声誉, 完成研究生学位和证书课程的学生就业率高于全州平均水平.

为什么选择网易彩票下载作为你的教学艺术加速硕士?

长期以来,各学区都在寻找毕业于斯坦福大学的教师,因为他们的能力和品格. 许多毕业生在教育领域开辟了新的道路, 甚至还获得了华盛顿州的年度教师奖, 这项荣誉每年只授予一位杰出的华盛顿教师. 加速教学艺术硕士课程的创建是为了将住院教师认证与教学艺术硕士学位(包括全日制)相结合, year-long internship in K-12 schools. 获得更高的薪酬安排,并成为显著影响学生的学习和改变生活的装备.

  1. Accomplished Faculty

    专家,有爱心的教师有帮助学生成功的愿望. 教师以在他们的教育项目期间和之后指导他们的学生而闻名. 这些教授通过自己的学术活动为终身学习树立了榜样, publishing frequently, and presenting at professional conferences.

  2. AACU Membership

    网易彩票下载是美国高校协会和美国教师教育学院协会的成员. SPU认证项目由华盛顿州专业教育标准委员会批准. 教育学院也是独立文理学院教师教育协会的成员, and has a chapter, Sigma Phi Upsilon, of Chi Sigma Iota, 一个国际荣誉协会,重视学术和专业卓越的咨询.

  3. Deep Character Emphasis

    Built on an character education foundation, SPU的研究生课程通过基督教信仰和价值观的视角提供一流的教育. 学生选修道德课程,品格问题贯穿整个课程.

  4. Flexible Format

    专为在职专业人士设计,课程在夏季提供在线和校内课程. 在学年期间,候选人每个季度每周上一到两个晚上的夜校.

  5. Connected Alumni

    教育学院的毕业生将在全国各地的学校和区级领导中从事有意义的职业. 当你从SPU教育学院获得研究生学位时, you join a community of alumni who stay connected.

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Curriculum

该课程的完成符合教学硕士学位和华盛顿州的要求 Residency Teacher Certification. After completing certification requirements, SPU教育学院认证办公室推荐教师执照的候选人 Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. 在整个课程或实习后的夏季完成五个额外的研究生水平课程,满足MAT学位的要求.

Program schedule and cohort info

A new cohort begins each summer at the end of June. 课程从网上开始,在六月底和八月初也有校园会议. Coursework is entirely online for the month of July. During the academic year (i.e.(秋季-春季学期),候选人通常每周上一晚课. 

Program components

Certification

AMAT项目的认证部分是45个学分. 大约三分之一的学分分配给学生教学, which is full-time and supervised, for 180 days in a classroom. Completion of certification courses, internship requirements, 通过项目评估,候选人就有资格获得华盛顿居民证书. 该证书使候选人能够在华盛顿州的公立和私立学校任教. 硕士学位是通过完成额外的15个研究生学分或5门课程获得的.

在线教学加速硕士课程的候选人建议通过以下方式获得认证:

  • Demonstrating effective teaching practices
  • Centering 对学生成绩寄予厚望的指导
  • Recognizing and responding to individual student learning needs
  • Providing 明确和有意地关注主题内容和课程
  • Fostering and managing a safe, positive learning environment
  • Using 多个学生数据元素,以修改教学和提高学生的学习
  • Communicating and collaborating with parents and the school community
  • Exhibiting 合作和合议的实践侧重于改善教学和学习

注意:该计划的认证部分和硕士部分的学费是不同的. 而认证课程则以较低的价格提供, 所有硕士课程的学生都按照正常的研究生学费费率学习硕士课程. 

Coursework and Internship

课程从夏季开始,包括在线和校内的理论学习课程, general teaching methods, curriculum design, and literacy strategies. 课程作业因背书领域而异,以提供学科特定的重点. 候选人通常与获得相同初选支持的同龄人一起上课,以促进大学之间的相互依存. 课程作业的校内会议次数因背书区域而异.

随着K-12教师返回学校接受在职培训,实习将于8月底开始. 候选人在整个学年实习,同时完成在线和校园课程. 校内和在线课程结合实习经验,帮助考生将教育理论和研究应用于规划, instruction, and assessment.

候选人在学校环境中与导师教师和大学实地主管配对. 在整个K-12学年期间,每周实习五天, including in-service and end-of-the-year activities. 候选人可能每个月有两个休息日来参加项目要求和健康目标.

候选人和导师遵循共同教学模式, where responsibility for planning, instruction, management, and assessment is shared. 候选人开始实习,重点观察和进步到独立教学. Across internship, 候选人完成旨在最大化现场经验的作业, such as internship reflections, lesson plans, and program assessments. 实习结束时,候选人将课堂责任的控制权交还给他们的导师老师.

Completion of the MAT Degree

考生通过完成五门额外的研究生课程获得MAT学位, totaling 15 credits. 这些课程按研究生的常规学费收费. MAT学位所要求的课程不需要认证. However, 大多数候选人在获得证书后立即完成学位要求,以增加他们的基本工资. 考生可以在入学后的五年内推迟完成学位要求, 只要保持积极的注册状态,每四个季度完成一节课. 获得高级学位的学生可以转学15个学分中的12个 from their previous institution. All students are required to 完成EDU 6085道德问题教育,获得MAT学位.

Course sequence

参加AMAT课程的考生遵循的课程顺序旨在超越当今课堂的需求. 毕业生完成课程后具备有效教学所需的知识和技能, 通过实习经验的整合发展, positive peer interdependence, 并重点为中小学生在多个领域的教学背书. 

候选人在开始该计划时,根据认可,将获得特定的课程顺序. 下面显示了basic Certification的示例序列.

Courses for Certification

Summer

EDU 6132

Learners in Context (3)

EDU 6150

一般调查、教学和评估方法(3)

EDU 6524 

Curriculum Design (3)

EDU 6918

Introduction to Teaching (2)

Autumn

EDRD 6529

Teaching Reading: Strategies of Instruction (3)

EDU 6130

Classroom Management (3)

EDU 6134 

Professional Issues/Abuse (2)

EDU 6945 

Residency Student Teaching Internship (5)

Winter

EDMA 6432

Elementary Math Methods (3)

EDU 6136

Content Methods (3)


EDU 6139 

Internship Seminar (1)

EDU 6945 

Residency Student Teaching Internship (5)

Spring

EDU 6133

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Education (3)

EDU 6139

Internship Seminar (1)

EDU 6945

Residency Student Teaching Internship (5)

MAT degree courses

EDSP 6644 

Educating Exceptional Students (3)*

EDTC  

Any 6000-level EDTC course* 

EDU 6085 

Moral and Theological Issues in Education (3)*

EDU 6120

American Education: Past and Present (3)*

EDU 6526 

Survey of Instructional Strategies (3)*

*Indicates a master’s component course. 许多学生选择在认证后的夏天完成这些课程.

Routes to Certification

申请AMAT项目的申请人符合这些条件之一, though all routes require a bachelor's degree 并在地区或地方一级的高需求地区得到认可;

Route 2: For district staff with a bachelor’s degree.
现受雇于学区或私立学校的工作人员(如辅助教育工作者), instructional assistants, 或教育助理)至少有一年的学生互动和领导经验.

Route 3: For “Career changers” with a bachelor’s degree
目前未受雇于学区或私立学校的个人(例如考虑转行的人)

Route 4: 具有学士学位及有限资格证书之地区职员.
持有有限证书(如有条件或紧急替代证书)在公立学校工作的教师.

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Faculty

Faculty

Scott Beers

Assistant Dean, Graduate Programs
PhD, University of Washington

Email: sbeers@wangzhuan1.net
Phone: 206-281-2707
Office: Peterson Hall 409

Daniel Bishop

Assistant Professor; Chair of Teacher Leadership
EdD, Seattle Pacific University

Email: bishod@wangzhuan1.net
Phone: 206-281-2593
Office: Peterson Hall 313

David W. Denton

Associate Professor
EdD, Seattle Pacific University

Email: dentod@wangzhuan1.net
Phone: 206-281-2504
Office: Peterson Hall 317

Greg Fritzberg

Professor of Education
PhD, University of Washington

Email: gregf@wangzhuan1.net
Phone: 206-281-2363
Office: Peterson Hall 415

Kristine Gritter

Professor, Curriculum and Instruction; Chair, MEd Literacy, Language, and Equity
PhD, Michigan State University

Email: grittk@wangzhuan1.net
Phone: 206-281-2323
Office: Peterson Hall 309

Jill Heiney-Smith

Director of Graduate Teacher Education; Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
EdD, Seattle Pacific University

Email: heineysmithj@wangzhuan1.net
Phone: 206-281-2372
Office: Peterson Hall 311

Robin Henrikson

Associate Professor; Director of Assessment

Email: henrir@wangzhuan1.net
Phone: 206-281-2186
Office: Peterson Hall 405

Krystle Jalalian-Chursky

Assistant Professor, Special Education; Director of Undergraduate Teacher Education
PhD, University of London, Birkbeck

Email: jalaliank@wangzhuan1.net
Phone: 206-281-2365
Office: Peterson Hall 313

Kirsten Koetje

Assistant Director of Graduate Teacher Education
PhD, Seattle Pacific University

Jorge Preciado

Professor of Education; Chair of Special Education
PhD, University of Oregon

Email: preciadoj@wangzhuan1.net
Phone: 206-281-2794
Office: Peterson Hall 406

Pete Renn

Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction; Assistant Dean
EdD, Seattle Pacific University

Email: rennp@wangzhuan1.net
Phone: 206-281-2028
Office: Peterson Hall 305

David Wicks

Professor of Curriculum & Instruction
EdD, Seattle Pacific University

Email: dwicks@wangzhuan1.net
Phone: 206-281-2367
Office: Peterson Hall 411

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Continuing Education

To meet the changing needs of adult learners, 网易彩票下载提供广泛的项目和课程,以满足当今专业人士的需求. With competitive credit and program rates, 这些个人和职业发展机会使终身学习变得非常实惠. 作为华盛顿州教师继续教育学分的最大提供者,SPU的 Center for Professional Education is focused on the current needs of K-12 educators.

5000级的学分课程是研究生级别的课程,主要是为满足教师和其他专业人员的需求而设计的,目的是满足认证要求, endorsement, 地区支付通道要求和其他专业需求. 在某些情况下,这些研究生水平的课程可能被认为满足选修要求.

Still have questions? Review FAQs.

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Costs

Tuition and fees for 2023–24

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$670/$735*

per credit

*$670 per credit for core certification coursework; $735 per credit for master’s component courses
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$50

application fee

See additional fee details.
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60

credits to complete

Financial aid

在申请助学金之前,你必须先被研究生项目录取. Make sure you:

  • 每季度至少注册3个学分(或半天)以获得学位或合格证书.
  • 每年完成并提交联邦学生援助免费申请(FAFSA).

You may take advantage of scholarships and loans. 斯坦福大学没有申请研究生助学金的截止日期,不过越早越好! 

Learn more about the FAFSA and applying for financial help.

Learn more about scholarships, assistantships, and loans available to graduate students.

Second Master’s Benefit

拥有高级学位的学生进入教学艺术加速硕士课程可以利用SPU的第二个硕士福利. Through a petition process, 学生可以获得五门必修“硕士组成部分”课程中的四门课程的豁免. 获得高级学位的学生只需要完成EDU 6085以及所有认证课程就可以获得SPU的第二个硕士学位. 总共,学生可以完成认证和第二个硕士学位48学分.

Fees

Find out more about 行政和其他教育学院项目费用.

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Application

Admission requirements

申请人必须至少拥有认可的学院或大学的学士学位. 每年三月都会招收新学员,并开始暑期班.

Application requirements

Applicants must submit the following items to Graduate Admissions:

  • Application and $50 application processing fee.
  • Official transcript 学士学位证明(包括所有学院/大学的正式成绩单).
    • Note, to be considered official, 成绩单必须装在学院或大学的密封信封中. 只要成绩单保持原貌,就可以送到研究生招生处, unopened university envelope. 通过eSCRIP-SAFE或羊皮纸交换收到的电子成绩单也可以接受.
    • If your degree is not from a US college or university, 请安排您的成绩单由认可的成绩单评估公司进行评估, such as FIS or WES. 报告是否直接转发到研究生招生处.
  • Personal statement (1–2 pages).
  • Résumé.
  • Two to four letters of recommendation.
  • WEST-B 分数,每个子测试的最低分数为240分(阅读,写作和数学).
    • Applicants may use a combination of SAT, ACT, 和WEST-B成绩达到WEST-B要求(阅读和写作), mathematics). Please contact Graduate Admissions if you have questions.
      • 首选SAT成绩(2016年3月5日开始的考试日期)-数学:27.5, Reading: 27, Writing: 28.
      • 首选SAT成绩要求(考试日期为2016年3月4日)-数学:515,阅读:500,写作:490.
      • Preferred ACT scores required — Math: 22, Reading: 22, Writing: 8 (for test date beginning 9/1/2016), 或写作:23(2015年1月9日至2016年8月31日), or Writing: 8 (for test date up to 8/31/2015) 
  • Passing State Endorsement Test.
  • Verify endorsement readiness.
    • 背书是教师准备教授的内容和等级. The Professional Education Standards Board (PESB) 提供了SPU提供的所有背书的综合列表. 
      • 如果你的专业与你想要的背书不匹配,请联系 The Certification Office. Complete the Endorsement Verification form only after contacting the Certification Office. On the form, 表明你已经与认证办公室取得了联系,并列出你的“批准的学习计划”,如果已经制定了.
  • Moral and Professional Character Policy form (found in the online application). 

在截止日期前提交完整文件的申请人将在3月份进行面试筛选. Invitations to interview are sent by email. Applicants are advised to add these email addresses 作为联系人,以避免无意中发送到垃圾邮件或垃圾文件夹的信件.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Early decision: November 15

Regular admission: February 1

APPLICATION AND ADMISSIONS QUESTIONS?

Contact Graduate Admissions at 800-601-0603 or gradadmissions@wangzhuan1.net.

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Frequently Asked Questions

SPU教育学院研究生学位课程的录取有多严格?

This varies by program. Admission to some programs, such as the 数学和科学教学速成硕士 (AMTMS), Accerated Master of Arts in Teaching (AMAT), and MEd in School Counseling, is very competitive. SPU的每个教育研究生课程的录取都是基于标准的, 所有申请者必须符合所有入学标准.

我可以在SPU教育学院攻读研究生学位时继续工作吗?

Yes, in most cases. 教育学院提供的大多数研究生学位课程都是兼职课程, 在各种员工友好的场所提供课程. 教育研究生课程安排在SPU或校外, in the evenings, occasionally on Saturdays, and during the summer.

The Acclerated Master of Arts in Teaching (AMAT) and 数学和科学教学速成硕士 (AMTMS) programs are exceptions. 因为是全职实习,所以是一年制的全日制项目.

有可能在网上完成SPU教育学院的研究生学位吗?

教育学院提供几个完全在线的课程,包括 AMAT-OnlineAMTMS-OnlineDigital Education Leadership, and Teacher Leadership programs. 请查看项目页面了解资格要求.

SPU的研究生项目是否比其他大学的同类教育项目更贵?

SPU的研究生学费与华盛顿其他认可的大学相比具有竞争力.

SPU的研究生学位或证书与其他大学的类似学位或证书相比如何?

20多年来,SPU的教育学院除了提供研究生证书外,还提供广泛的完全认可的硕士和博士学位. SPU在华盛顿和全国的P-12教育中享有很高的声誉, 完成研究生学位和证书课程的学生就业率高于全州平均水平.

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