Washington University in St Louis

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Secondary Education


One Brookings Drive / Campus Box 1079

Washington University

Saint Louis, MO 63130

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Secondary Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Teaching program (M.A.T.) seeks recent graduates who have majors in the sciences, humanities, or social sciences, and who have few, if any, formal courses in education. The M.A.T. provides students with graduate study in their own field, preparation in education,and a sustained clinical experience.

Washington University offers graduate secondary teacher certification programs in the following areas: Art, Classics (Latin), English, Mathematics, Modern Foreign Languages (K-12) (French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Russian), Unified Science (Biology, Chemistry, EarthScience, Physics), and Social Studies (usually History or Political Science major). Art and foreign languages are K-12 certifications; all other areas are for grades 9-12.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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