The Master in Teaching Program provides the opportunity for simultaneously earning teacher certification and a master's degree. Certifications may be obtained in the areas of:
Secondary education and/or
The Master in Teaching Program provides the opportunity for simultaneously earning teacher certification and a master's degree.
The Master in Teaching Program is designed for students interested in becoming teachers (SMU also offers a Master of Education program that is designed for teachers already practicing in the field).
Saint Martin's University Master in teaching program (MIT) is a post-baccalaureate path to teaching hat will prepare you to be a uniquely outstanding P-12 professional.
Welcoming students from all walks of life, in all stages of life, the Saint Martin's MIT program is rooted in the Benedictine tradition, a philosophy that places exceptional value on the ideas of listening, community, and the importance of learning over one's lifetime.
That means you'll earn the kind of degree that can make you the teacher you were born to be - the kind that was important to you - one who inspired, motivates, and sparks a life-long passion for learning. Helping you earn your degree will be a community of impassioned professors, advisers, and staff - as well as your fellow students.
You'd be hard pressed to find an MIT program more rigorous, more supportive, and more dedicated to preparing you for a rewarding career in teaching than Satin Martin's. And nowhere will you be better prepared to bring your skills and passions to the lies of all of your students.
The Master in Teaching (MIT) Program is approved by the Washington State Board of Education. Students completing the elementary, secondary or special education programs are eligible for state certification. To ensure eligibility, it is sometimes necessary to make program revisions if the Washington State Board of Education makes changes in certificate requirements. Any changed state requirements take precedence over requirements outlined in the catalog.
Saint Martin's education programs are approved by the Washington State Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB) and the northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Our teacher certificate programs are accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC).
International Student Requirements:
Proof of minimum English proficiency. Minimum test scores are: TOEFL: 79ibt/213cbt/550pbt, IELTS: 6.5 on the academic version. For students who do not meet the minimum English proficiency, the university offers an ESL program.