The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) is a 36-hour degree program designed for certified teachers who are interested in enhancing the professional skills required for success in today’s educational environment. Students pursuing the MAT have the option of completing the program online or through a hybrid approach that blends both online and classroom instruction. The MAT is specifically designed to assist students with earning their master’s degree while simultaneously pursuing Initial Teacher Certification .
Students who have previously earned a Master of Science in Education: Curriculum and Instruction degree from Missouri Baptist University may not pursue a subsequent Master of Arts in Teaching degree. Students who have previously earned a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Missouri Baptist University may not pursue a subsequent Master of Science in Education: Curriculum and Instruction degree. Students who have earned a Master’s Degree in Education from another college or university will have their transcript evaluated on a course by course basis to determine eligibility for a subsequent degree at Missouri Baptist University.
GREAT PROGRAM + FACULTY
Learn and use the latest techniques with some of the finest professionals in the educational field. The accredited program is built with you in mind, from the class times, certification qualification and flexible subject programs that allow you to focus on your current role or your next position. This degree will assist you as you pursue your academic goals, whether you are already a certified teacher or are seeking initial certification.*
NOTE: Additional hours are required for students seeking initial certification. See a graduate advisor for specific certification requirements. Students may work toward a Master of Arts in Teaching while pursuing initial certification.
Plus 18 credit hours of content electives. See Graduate Bulletin.
NOTE: This program leads to a Master of Arts in Teaching. Additional classes are required for students seeking initial certification.
For specific certification requirements please contact an academic advisor.