Master of Arts in Teaching
UMUC's online Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) is designed for students who wish to earn secondary teacher certification. Successful completion of the program entitles a candidate to recommendation for Maryland teaching certification in a specific subject area (such as computer science, earth/space science, English or mathematics). Focus is on producing teacher candidates who can demonstrate research-based and practice validated strategies for teaching and learning, teach subject matter to a diverse student body, analyze their practice for effectiveness in promoting student learning and integrate technology to promote personal and student growth.
Note: Students interested in teaching in other states should contact their state department of education for certification requirements. The Master of Arts in Teaching requires the successful completion of 36 credits, including 9 credits of professional internship.
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999