Master of Arts in Teaching

Master the Art of Teaching—Programs Leading to Licensure

The Master of Arts in Teaching program is ideal for college graduates who desire to make a career change and to use their previous professional and/or occupational experience to teach in a public or private school as a middle school or high school teacher.

Master of Arts in Teaching with Public School Licensure (MATL)

This program is designed for the college graduate who desires to earn a Master of Arts in Teaching while obtaining a teaching license in a K-12 or secondary subject level. Candidates who wish to pursue licensure at the elementary level must work with their advisors to design individual programs. Graduate students completing this degree should meet with Graduate School of Education advisors prior to meeting with content area advisors so programs can be explained more thoroughly and so students can understand the available options.

Master of Arts in Teaching with Public School Alternative Licensure (MATA)

This program is designed for the college graduate who desires to earn a Master of Arts degree while preparing for an alternative teaching license. As each state has specific requirements for the alternative teaching license, graduate students completing this degree should meet with their advisors in the Graduate School of Education for a more thorough explanation of the available options and requirements. Participants in this program may be required to take leveling courses in addition to courses required for the degree.

Additional information on the Master of Arts in Teaching programs can be found in the University Catalog.