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Master of Arts in Teaching
For individuals seeking to teach in higher education
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  2. Admission
  3. Courses
  4. Cost
  5. Faculty

Mission
Provides a critical, advanced and intellectually rigorous curriculum whereby students are given the opportunity to advance their knowledge of the teaching/learning process, demonstrate an exemplary level of competence in all aspects of teaching, increase their knowledge of content information and materials, and show their commitment to professional excellence and professional leadership.

Credit Requirements
The M.A.T. is a 45-credit-hour program. At lease one-half of the courses must be at the 600 level.

Program Format
The Master of Arts in Teaching degree at WOU is designed primarily for high school teachers whose objective is the development of exceptional competence in the classroom or individuals who want to teach in a community college in these subjects:

  • Health
  • Language Arts
  • Science
  • Social Science

This portion of the total program is to be approved by a designated advisor in terms of the student's needs and requirements.

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