Program Details

A Master of Arts in Teaching degree and an Oregon Initial Teaching License for teaching at two authorization levels
Ashland, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Secondary Education

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program offers a coordinated series of learning experiences, built upon a conceptual framework grounded in social constructivism and organized around themes of reflection, decision-making, facilitation, continuous learning, research, leadership, and collaboration. The program has a strong connection with public schools and emphasizes the importance of providing pre-service teachers with multiple opportunities for observation, interaction, reflection, facilitation, instruction, collaboration, and leadership in a P-12 learning community.

Additional Program Information

Northwest Commission on Universities and Colleges.
Financial Aid:
A Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Particular degree major requirements are specified further on endorsement area prerequisite lists. Completion of all course prerequisites as outlined on the subject area prerequisite sheet. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the most recent 90 quarter or 60 semester hours of undergraduate work. Letters of recommendation documenting two successful experiences working with groups of children or adolescents in organized programs offered by social agencies. Experiences in public schools are preferred, and experiences working with students of Middle and High School ages are recommended for this level. A passing score on either a Basic Skills test OR a Subject Knowledge test is required to gain admission to the MAT Program. (NOTE: Passing scores on both types of tests are required for program completion, though either can be used for admission purposes).

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