Prerequisite Course Requirements for MAT in Middle Grades, Secondary, and World Language Education

Candidates for the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program in Middle Grades, Secondary, or World Language Education are required to complete a Bachelor's degree with a major in the teaching content area, or complete the specific course requirements in their content area. For a listing of the content course requirements for each certification field, please click on the appropriate link below. Candidates may be considered for admission to the traditional route MAT program with three prerequisite courses remaining. Candidates may be considered for admission to the alternative certification route MAT program with two prerequisite courses remaining.

Non-majors may complete content courses at the University of Louisville, or equivalent courses may be completed through another accredited institution. Candidates interested in completing the courses at the University of Louisville may do so as an undergraduate, post-baccalaureate student. Candidates must earn a minimum, overall content course GPA of 2.50 to be considered for admission and certification. Courses may not be completed on a pass/fail basis.

Candidates are encouraged to request an official transcript evaluation prior to registering for courses. Candidates should complete the transcript evaluation request form and submit the completed form to along with a copy of college/university transcripts.

Middle School Content Areas (5-9)

Secondary Education Content Area (8-12)

All Grades Content Area (P-12)