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Taking on the responsibility of molding young minds and future generations is no small feat. It requires preparing for all of the challenges the classroom environment can bring. Even though you may be an expert in math or science, becoming an effective educator requires more than extensive knowledge of a subject. The online Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program at Stevenson University Online will prepare adult learners for the classroom through a combination of online instruction and full-time classroom teaching experience. The result is a MAT degree that will open new career opportunities in the world of education, placing you in a position to lead the young learners of tomorrow on their journey to greater knowledge.
Stevenson University Online’s Master of Arts in Teaching program is designed for math and science baccalaureate degree graduates who possess a desire to teach and a passion for inspiring a new generation of learners. Graduates of the MAT online program will meet all Maryland initial certification requirements for teaching middle or high school levels (7-12) in one of six math or science content areas. Upon graduation, professionals will be well-versed in the integrative and collaborative inquiry-based practices of STEM teaching and learning.
Stevenson University Online offers the Master of Arts in Teaching online courses as cohort program in which students start in either the fall or spring semesters. They follow the same sequential course track to graduate as a group, working together as they learn. Courses are offered in 8-week sessions and concentrate on areas including STEM curriculum principles, special education, literary strategies, and the psychology and development of adolescents. Stevenson University’s educator preparation programs are approved by Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).
Candidates who successfully complete the MAT program, are eligible for teaching certification in Maryland and in states with reciprocal agreements with the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) in the area of secondary biology, chemistry, earth/space science, physics, physical science and mathematics. (Graduating Student Report 2017-2018)
Stevenson also offers three distinct, fully-online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate programs for those interested in advancing their careers in either formal or non-formal education settings. Students can select from certificate options in:
“Returning to Stevenson and earning my MAT still remains the best decision I have made in regards to my career path! I am grateful every day for the information I've learned and continue to apply that to my classroom and guiding colleagues.”
-Amanda Mills '07, '17, Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) graduate
|Tuition Per Credit||$495.00||Cost Per Course
Graduate students may be eligible for some State of Maryland grant and scholarship programs, including the Teaching Fellows for Maryland Scholarship.
Stevenson University Online has simplified the cost of your education by eliminating all fees.