The M.A.T. in elementary or secondary education is available to students who have earned a B.A. from an accredited college/university with a liberal arts major, or its equivalent.
- Pass the Illinois Content Area (Subject Matter) Examination (elementary licensure candidates pass the content area examination during the second/spring semester);
- Complete the Wheaton Teacher Education Program (WheTEP) application and process;
- Submit the Student Teaching Application; and
- Submit the Graduate Candidacy Form.
Elementary Education M.A.T. Program
This program is two years in length (no summer courses). Those seeking an elementary license must have a liberal arts major, or be willing to complete course work in a liberal arts discipline equivalent to a major prior to admission.
Typical Course Sequence (PDF)
Secondary/K-12 Education M.A.T. Program
This program is three semesters in length (no summer courses). Wheaton College offers secondary education licensure in: