University of Southern California

USC Rossier School of Education

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with preliminary teaching credential

Address:

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90007

United States

Phone:

(213) 740-2311

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with preliminary teaching credential

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree will prepare you to pursue a career as a teacher. The on-campus MAT program is completed in conjunction with preparation for a preliminary California teaching credential. The program can also be completed online, with an optional teaching credential.

 

Credential Tracks:

  • Elementary (Multiple Subject)
  • Secondary English
  • Secondary Mathematics
  • Secondary Social Studies
  • Secondary Science

Ad-on Options:

  • Special Education Credential
  • Gifted Certificate
  • Bilingual Authorization for Spanish Certificate

 

 

Distinctive Program Benefits:

Fully integrated theory and practice: Apply what you learn right away with hands-on fieldwork in local classrooms, beginning in your first term.

Clinical faculty with practical experience: Engage with faculty conducting innovative research in education that is inspired by practical experience.

Emphasis on high needs schools: Learn how to address complex educational and social issues in the most challenging environments in ways that will prepare you for any classroom.

Strong network of school leaders: Develop opportunities for job placement within the USC Rossier alumni network.

Accreditation:

WASC, California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC)

International Student Requirements:

Confidential Financial Statement / Verification of Funds, Official TOEFL score report from ETS

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 28

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $1733/unit USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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