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Master of Arts in Teaching

Apply Your Love of Teaching and Desire to Lead to Further Your Career

When teaching is in your heart, it’s one of the most fulfilling careers to pursue. With a graduate degree in education from College of Saint Mary, you can mold your love for teaching with a desire to lead and further your career. If you’ve been working in another career field altogether, but know it’s time to be in a classroom, our master of arts degree in teaching helps you apply what you know to core tenets of teaching to make a difference in the world.

Program Highlights

  • Designed for professionals and aspiring educators who already hold a bachelor’s degree in a field other than education.

  • The GRE and prerequisites are NOT required for acceptance.

  • Courses are designed for busy schedules. You'll take courses both online and on campus, and most classes meet on Saturdays!

  • To make planning easier, you will pay one set tuition price each academic year! No additional fees will be added.
     

Program Features

Start Date: Cohorts begin each January and August

Program Length: 1 or 2 years

Class Size: 20 Students per Cohort
 

Degrees Offered

K-6 Elementary Education

K-6 Elementary Education and Special Education

5-9 Middle School Education

7-12 Secondary Education

7-12 Special Education

Career Outlook

Demand for elementary school teachers is expected to increase up to 7% through 2030. Demand for special education is projected to grow 8% by 2030. The median annual salary for special education teachers is $61,500.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration

Master of Arts in Teaching Faculty