MAT Initial Certification, Early Childhood Elementary Track (P-3 Early Childhood Certification with Elementary K-6 Certification)

Requirements (39 credits)
ED-510Foundations of Education3
EDL-502Development and Learning in Early Childhood3
EDL-522Early Literacy and Language Development3
EDL-521Early Childhood Family, School and Community Collaboration in a Diverse Society3
ED-550Teaching Diverse Populations3
EDL-560Early Childhood Curriculum Assessment for Inclusive Environments3
ED-556Teaching Elementary Mathematics3
ED-562Methods of Teaching Science at the Elementary Level3
EDL-575Methods of Teaching Language Arts and Content Literacy at the Elementary Level3
ED-576Teaching Social Studies at the Elementary Level3
ED-593Clinical Practice 19
orĀ ED-594 Supervised Clinical Practice
Total Credits39

Students must complete the appropriate test requirement(s) with a passing score prior to student/supervised teaching.


  • The P-3, K-6 certification requires completion of Liberal Arts, Science, dual content, or interdisciplinary academic major or a minimum of 60 semester hours/credits in Liberal Arts or Science.