Kansas State University

College of Education

Master of Arts in Teaching


1615 Anderson Avenue

Manhattan, KS 66502

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Teaching

Format: Online

Program Description:

Elementary age children build foundational ideas, skills and attitudes that persist into future schooling and adult life. The quality of the classroom teacher is the single most predictive school-related variable of student academic achievement. The ways in which teachers are educated, developed and mentored matter.

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) opens a new pathway to elementary teaching for those who have earned a bachelor’s degree and meet other admissions criteria. This pathway enables qualified Kansans and citizens of other states to earn a master’s degree in 12 months through rigorous online coursework combined with field experiences arranged in accredited elementary schools convenient to students in the program. Upon completion, students will be able to apply for K-6 teacher certification.


Kansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 N. LaSalle St. Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602. The Professional Education Unit at Kansas State University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 31

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 563.30 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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