The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program is open to individuals with a B.A. in a field other than teaching and who want to be K-8 teachers. Students who complete the MAT program earn K-9 licensure, a Masters degree, and middle school endorsement. The MAT program is designed for our students to develop the craft, knowledge, and skills to be successful, creative, caring, and critical teachers for the 21st century.
Credit Hours Required: 48
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Take a closer look at the Master in Teaching Elementary and Middle School Education and the courses offered toward the degree.
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