The M.A.T. is offered with the following major areas:
The word is out. If you want to take your educational career to new heights and enhance your effectiveness in the classroom, Webster University's master of arts in teaching program will help you get there.
With more than 8,000 alumni, our M.A.T. program will get you on the fast track to success. The 33 credit-hour degree program may be completed in just two and a half years if you attend one class per term. The degree requires a cumulative B average or the equivalent and completion of requirements for a major.
There is a wide array of majors to pick from to match your particular needs and interests. Options include early childhood education, elementary education, middle school education, mild/moderate disabilities, or secondary education.
Established in 1963, the M.A.T. program helps teachers stay in the forefront of their academic specialty and on the cutting edge of the latest educational strategies and techniques. Classes place the accent on interaction, dialogue, experimentation, and ongoing education to make the experience exciting and rewarding.
The mix of the theoretical and the practical encourages self-initiated, self-directed learning. The curriculum incorporates a blend of traditional teaching methods, innovative instructional approaches, and creative use of technology in classrooms—Web-enhanced or online—to provide well-rounded, current expertise in the field. This gives you the distinct advantage of the latest theory and real world practice.
You will also benefit from a global perspective of trends in education since professors add to their body of knowledge with foreign study. In fact, a recent report published by a faculty member assessed the school system in Singapore, a consistent leader on math and science achievement tests worldwide.
M.A.T. students can choose from different major areas, including: