Lenoir - Rhyne University

School of Education

Master of Arts in Teaching



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Teacher LicensureSchool Counseling Licensure

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The Lenoir-Rhyne Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program is designed for students who have earned a non-education undergraduate degree and wish to pursue middle grades or secondary teacher licensure. The MAT program is either an intensive one year residency model focusing on directed clinical practice under the collaborative supervision of public school and university faculty or a part-time, online/hybrid program that offers convenience for students who are working full-time. Key Features 14 month full-time program option (36 hrs) OR Part-time, online option 200 hour summer symposium prior to placement in the public schools: -Data-driven instructional design for effective differentiation -Formative and summative assessment strategies -Special education and ESL instructional strategies -21st Century curriculum development and resource acquisition -Positive behavioral support and classroom management -Integration of global perspectives


Lenoir-Rhyne University is accredited through SACS and the School of Education is accredited by NCATE.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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