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Master of Arts in Teaching

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Boost your credentials with a master’s degree in teaching from Thomas More University.

When you complete the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program at Thomas More University, you’ll receive both a teaching certificate and a grad degree—both of which advance your teaching career. Courses are a blend of online and on-campus however, during your time as a teacher candidate, you will develop the teaching skills necessary to teach your students how to learn in a dynamic society.

The MA in Teaching program has two paths. In both paths, you will earn your teaching certificate.

Option 6 - Alternative Certification: Temporary Provisional Certificate Holders

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree with a certifiable major

Traditional Program: Teaching Certification

  • Have a certifiable major in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, social studies, or English
  • Want to acquire a teacher certification
  • May or may not be employed
  • Must participate in a 15-week supervised teaching experience during their final semester
    • This non-paid teaching experience requires full participation on weekdays from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm throughout this period
    • Candidates must understand that this 7:30 am to 4:30 pm commitment means that they cannot have full-time employment during this period

Looking to move beyond the classroom and into the education system itself? Consider the Master of Education program.

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Why choose Thomas More University for your master’s degree in teaching?

My favorite thing about the program was the cohort model. Knowing other people in the program was really a great source of support for me.

— MAT Graduate

Why NOW is the time to start your MA in Teaching:

  • Concurrent master’s degree and teacher certification
  • Accelerated learning format: complete in 24 months
  • Professors have real-world experience
  • Mentoring and networking opportunities available

Accredited by CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)

Financial aid can help make your degree more affordable.

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A Master of Teaching from Thomas More University is a good investment in your future

  • Rated #1 in Kentucky for Return on Investment

    Payscale.com 2018

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“I fully believe that I was able to achieve high remarks on my Principal evaluations because of my education from Thomas More University. I would recommend the Thomas More MAT Program to absolutely anyone who may have passion to teach today’s youth. The excitement of the educators at TMU is contagious and will focus your passion in the right direction, equipping you with the proper tools to succeed in the program and in your career.” — Ashley Hibbett, MAT Alum

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