The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program is an accelerated teacher licensure program that leads students to both an initial teaching license and a Master’s degree in just a year and a half of full-time study. The program is distinct in its focus on practice and by conducting classes in a public school facility. The content areas being served by the MAT program are Secondary Math, Science, Social Studies, and English; Middle Grades (English or Social Studies); Technology Education; Special Education; and Elementary Education.
NC State is a member of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges. It is also a member of the American Council on Education, the College Entrance Examination Board, the
Council of Graduate Schools, the National Commission on Accrediting and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
NC State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate's, baccalaureate, Master's, and doctoral degrees. Contact the
Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of NC State University.