Master of Arts in

Teaching (MAT)

with K-6 Licensure

Hybrid or 100% Online 42 major credits * 2.5 years

Affordable Tuition

$212/mo

*if using financial aid

How to Pay
Hurry! Classes Start September 2, 2019.

Program Highlights & Benefits

Earn your Master’s degree while working toward your K-6 initial teaching license

Approximately a 2 ½ year completion time, including holiday breaks

No GRE or Admissions tests

No weekend classes

What You Learn

The Master of Arts in Education in Teaching provides an initial teaching license for K-6 grade levels.

How You Learn

This program is an accelerated 2 ½ year cohort program. In general, you will meet one night a week from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and finish one 3 credit course every 7 weeks. An online format is available that does not require face to face meetings; however, a weekly one hour synchronous audio/visual chat is required. You will still complete one 3 credit course every 7 weeks.

Career Outcomes

At completion of the program as outlined below, you will earn a Master of Arts in Teaching and a K-6 licensure.

Prerequisites

Your bachelor’s degree must be earned from an accredited institution and your cumulative GPA must be a minimum of 3.0. Please note: You must pass a series of MTLE tests to obtain the K-6 licensure.

Degree Requirements

CourseTitleHours
ED 535*Introduction to Teaching Children3
ED 514*Psychology of Learning and Teaching in Schools3
ED 549*Effective Teaching3
ED 552*Content & Methods for Teaching K-6 Health and Movement Education3
ED 551*Content & Methods for Teaching K-6 Science3
ED 553*Content & Methods for Teaching K-6 Social Studies3
ED 548*Content & Methods for Teaching K-6 Literacy3
ED 550*Content & Methods for Teaching K-6 Mathematics3
ED 555*Content & Methods for Teaching K-6 Art and Music3
ED 537*Inclusion in Diverse Classrooms3
ED 560*Clinical Experience and Professional Foundations6
ED 521Educational Research and Applications3
ED 590Conducting Research and Completing the Capstone3
 Total Credit Hours:42
Please Note:

Option for K-6 License only also available. Courses denoted with an asterisk are the courses required to complete the K-6 license only. Additional fees associated with MTLE exam may be incurred. Please visit http://education.state.mn.us for more details.