Quinnipiac University

School of Education

Master of Arts in Teaching

Address:

275 Mt. Carmel Avenue

Hamden, CT 06518

United States

Phone:

1-203-582-8672

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Teaching

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The School of Education offers a full-time program for students to earn a master of arts in teaching elementary education or secondary education. 

Quinnipiac University's master of arts in teaching program prepares graduates with perspectives, knowledge and skills to become master educators. The School of Education recognizes that the concept of educator is three-dimensional, and that successful educators must be teachers, learners and leaders. Therefore, graduates of the master of arts in teaching program are teachers who lead all students to learn, learners who continue to learn as they continue to teach, and leaders who influence the culture of their schools in ways that support best practices in teaching and learning.

MAT Degree in Elementary Education

Quinnipiac's elementary education curriculum is an intensive program of study consisting of core certification courses that provide eligibility for teacher certification, advanced course work in literacy, numeracy and pedagogy to satisfy master's degree requirements, and a unique internship experience which provides pre-service teacher candidates the opportunity to learn about schools, students and teaching.

The graduate MAT program offers Quinnipiac teacher candidates a master of arts in teaching degree leading to certification through the Connecticut State Department of Education. Consistent with the University’s mission, arts and sciences studies are integrated with professional studies to prepare graduates who have depth and breadth of content knowledge and strong pedagogical skills. The School of Education is fully accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), under the National Council for Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE) standards. The U.S. Department of Education recognizes CAEP as a specialized accrediting body for schools, colleges and departments of education.

MAT Degree in Secondary Education

Quinnipiac's secondary education curriculum consists of an intensive program of study that begins in the Fall semester.

Each curriculum includes core certification courses that provide eligibility for teacher certification, advanced content (discipline) courses which satisfy master's degree requirements, and a unique internship experience which provides pre-service teachers the opportunity to learn about schools, students and teaching.

The graduate MAT program offers Quinnipiac teacher candidates a master of arts in teaching degree leading to certification through the Connecticut State Department of Education. Consistent with the University's mission, arts and sciences studies are integrated with professional studies to prepare graduates who have depth and breadth of content knowledge and strong pedagogical skills. The School of Education is fully accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), under the National Council for Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE) standards. The U.S. Department of Education recognizes CAEP as a specialized accrediting body for schools, colleges and departments of education.

Accreditation:

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Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999