Master of Arts Teaching (MAT)

Overview

Transition your bachelor's degree from another field into education and receive your master's degree while becoming qualified for a professional teaching certificate! 

The College of Education's Master of Arts in Teaching programs are designed for individuals who earned a bachelor's degree in a field outside of education and who do not already hold a professional teaching certificate. On completion of the programs, students will have a master's degree and will be eligible to apply for their professional certificate.

Our programs connect theory to practice and include an internship, or student teaching, during the final semester. Our students are from backgrounds outside of education, such as:

  • Individuals who are teaching with a temporary teaching certificate and need to earn a professional one.
  • Persons who have been in the workforce and would like to change their career.
  • Students who recently graduated and decided that teaching is their true passion.

Hear from students in their own words through our student testimonials.

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