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Program Description

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) is an initial teacher certification/licensure program. The MAT program provides talented college graduates with a professional program of study within an academic discipline while preparing them for careers as early childhood, elementary- or secondary-school teachers. Students successfully completing the MAT and passing PRAXIS I and PRAXIS II will be recommended for the Maryland Standard Professional Certificate I. For more details, please review the catalog entry.

The Master of Arts in Education (MAE) is a 36-credit-hour advanced degree for educators who have teaching experience and hold a teaching certificate. The program is intended to help experienced teachers prepare for roles in educational and curricular leadership, curriculum development and in-service teacher professional development. For more details, please review the catalog entry.

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Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of Arts in Education (MAE)
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Mathematics Education
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Elementary/Middle Science Education

Tracks/Concentrations:  N/A

Department: Education

Part-Time or Full-Time:  Full-time and Part-Time

Online or On Campus:  On Campus, school-based (for special STEM MAT program)

Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s

Admissions Requirements

Education (EDA)

For educators who already have teaching experience and hold a teaching certificate; designed to help experienced teachers prepare for roles in educational and curricular leadership, curriculum development, and in-service teacher professional development.

Term of Admission: Fall and Spring

Domestic Application Deadlines: June 1 and November 1

International Application Deadlines: January 1 and September 1

Contact Us

Main Contact Info: 

Education (MAE for experienced K-12 teachers)

410-455-3388

Teaching (MAT tracks for beginning K-12 teachers)

410-455-3388

Graduate Program Director:

Masters of Art in Teaching
Susan Blunck, 410-455-2869, blunck@umbc.edu

Education (for advanced teachers) Master of Arts in Education (MAE)
Elementary/Middle Science Education Certificate (CSED)
Mathematics Education Certificate (CMED)
Jerri Frick, 410-455-1356, frick@umbc.edu

Graduate Program Coordinator:

Education (for advanced teachers) Master of Arts in Education (EDA)
Cheryl Johnson, 410-455-3388, blackwel@umbc.edu

Elementary/Middle Science Education Certificate (CSED)
Rita Williams, 410-455-6579, ritaw@umbc.edu

 

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