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Master of Arts in Teaching

An advanced teaching degree can fast-forward your career and help you inspire the minds of high school students.

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Make yourself more marketable by becoming a licensed secondary education teacher with a passion for learning, service, and leadership. With small class sizes, personalized instruction from professors, and a schedule that takes your busy life into account, you’ll gain practical, relevant experience in a rapidly changing field. 

Classes are delivered in online and hybrid classrooms. You’ll take courses in educational psychology, instructional design and curriculum development, teaching methods for secondary content areas, teaching students with high-incidence disabilities and more. Our MAT program leads to a secondary teaching certification in the state of Pennsylvania.

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The Education Department is accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 333 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333 (717.783.6788).

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Program Quick Facts


Upcoming start date July 1, 2024
Estimated program length

4 semesters (3 in classroom, 1 student teaching)

Credit hours 36
Course length 8 weeks
Delivery method Online
Cost per credit $705
Admission Requirements View the Admission Requirements Here
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Example Courses See example courses

Academic Catalog

Need to find a course description or review your degree requirements? View the current online catalog at the link below.

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