Master of Arts in Teaching
Western Oregon University
Western Oregon University offers a Master of Arts in Teaching that is ideal for individuals who wish to further their knowledge of the teaching/learning process and enhance their employment opportunities in the field of education. This program is designed for students who are interested in teaching high school or in community colleges. Through this program, students should gain expert knowledge in health, language arts, science, social science, teaching methods, content information, teaching materials, and leadership, to name a few.
The Master of Arts in Teaching consists of 45 total credit hours. Students are required to complete required core courses with topics including: health, language arts, science, and social science. Students will need to complete requirements under each subject in order to finish the program.
Time management, a reliable internet connection, and word processing skills are very important for students who decide to enroll. The online learning environment provides flexibility for enrolled students who are employed or have other obligations. Students must be highly disciplined to complete a large amount of coursework.
Degree Level: Master
Delivery Format: Hybrid
Accreditation & Licensing
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Western Oregon University is unable to accept new distance students residing in the states of Arkansas, Maryland, or Minnesota at this time. Distance students in some states may face other restrictions regarding program admission and activity.
Western Oregon University (WOU), a leading comprehensive public liberal arts institution, is committed to changing lives, strengthening communities and transforming our world. WOU first opened in 1856, as a normal school, and is the oldest college within the Oregon University System. Today, WOU is a public, four-year liberal arts college, and is located in the Monmouth-Independence area, the heart of Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley. WOU is about 20 minutes from Salem, the state’s capital and about 75 minutes from Portland, the state’s cultural hub.
The school offers associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees, in addition to postgraduate certificates. Online and hybrid degree programs provide two distinct distance educational options for students enrolling in degree programs at Western Oregon University. Distance education degree programs at WOU include studies in liberal arts and education programs, and for the most part, are concentrated in master’s degree and postgraduate certificate programs.
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