Program Format

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Teaching


Courses in the Master of Arts (M.A.) in Teaching program are offered in the evening in a year-round format and utilize a cohort model. Students will complete the coursework and student teaching in approximately 18 months. During the first 12 months of the program, classes meet twice per week. Students also complete 100 hours of field experiences in PreK-12 classrooms during regular school hours. Schools in area districts will be used for field experiences and student teaching placements. The master’s degree option requires an additional eight credits after certification.

Certifications

(Certifiable majors/minors are listed below each certification level, where appropriate)

  • Early Childhood - Middle Childhood (grades PreK - 6)
  • Middle Childhood - Early Adolescence (grades 1 - 8)
    • Biology
    • Broad Field Science
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science
    • English (Language Arts)
    • Environmental Studies
    • Foreign Language (French or Spanish)
    • History
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Political Science
    • Social Studies
    • Speech/Communication
    • Theater
  • Early Adolescence - Adolescence (grades 6 - 12)
    • Biology
    • Broad Field Science
    • Broad Field Social Studies
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science
    • English
    • Environmental Studies
    • Foreign Language (French or Spanish)
    • History
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Political Science
    • Sociology
  • Early Childhood - Adolescence (grades preK-12)
    • Art Education
    • Foreign Language (French or Spanish)
    • Music Education
    • Theater