Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

The Master’s of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree program is tailored for students who do not possess an elementary education degree or for those teaching with emergency elementary education certificates to become certified elementary teachers. Upon completion of the program, candidates are eligible to apply for teacher certification from the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE).

Requirements for the MAT Degree Program in Elementary Education:

• Complete 33 semester hours
• Maintain GPA of 3.0
• Pass Praxis I and II
• Complete and Defend Portfolio/Thesis Project