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Program Details

The University of Southern California offers an online Master of Arts in Teaching degree program for aspiring K-12 teachers. The curriculum blends theory and practice for preparing individuals to create environments that promote learning for the variety of students. Students can choose from 5 concentrations:

  • Multiple Subject Teaching (Elementary)
  • Secondary English
  • Secondary Mathematics
  • Secondary Science
  • Secondary Social Science

Requirements

There are fieldwork requirements integrated throughout the program.

  • A bachelor's degree or its recognized equivalent from an accredited institution
  • A superior scholastic record, normally above a 3.0 GPA
  • The ability to communicate effectively (both written and verbal) as demonstrated by academic performance and/or professional experience
  • A Statement of Purpose that clearly indicates professional career goals and reasons for seeking the degree
  • Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores for applicants whose academic work has been in a country other than the U.S., U.K., Australia or English-speaking Canada
  • Resume
  • 2 letters of recommendation

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission