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Early Childhood-12 & 7-12 Teacher Certification

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) is an exciting and innovative graduate program that prepares students to teach in Texas public schools. By exploring the roles of teacher as researcher, scholar-practitioner, and educational leader, the master's program cultivates a learning community of faculty and students through dialogue and critical inquiry. This program is designed for students who have earned an undergraduate degree but are not certified to teach. In addition to courses that explore educational research, curriculum, and instructional design, students receive certification through a certification sequence.


  • Have a Bachelor’s degree
  • GPA must be 2.75 or higher overall OR on your last 60 hours
  • Participate in an admissions interview. In order to be considered for acceptance, you are required to participate in an interview with a faculty committee. 

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges