Stevenson University

School of Graduate And Professional Studies

Master of Arts in Teaching in Secondary Biology, Chemistry, or Mathematics


Stevenson University (formerly known as Villa Julie College)

Stevenson, MD 21153

United States

Program Information

Degree Offered:

Master of Arts in Teaching

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

There are current and future critical needs for highly qualified teachers in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and math). Stevenson is poised to meet this need through its innovative MAT program. As a graduate of this program, you will meet all Maryland initial certification requirements for teaching biology, chemistry, or mathematics at the middle and high school levels (grades 7-12) and be well-versed in STEM education. STEM education is an approach to learning that integrates the content and practices of the science, technology, engineering, and math disciplines to engage students in inquiry, logical reasoning, collaboration, and investigation for solving real world challenges. Through online coursework, face-to-face residencies, and classroom field experiences, you will gain the knowledge, skills, and disposition to be a successful STEM teacher. Integrating theory and practice, the sequence of courses provides a strong foundation in adolescent development; curriculum planning; instructional design; assessment; and methods and technologies for teaching science and math.


Commission on Higher Education, Middle States Association of Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $475 USD

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA code 002107).

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 0-999