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Master of Arts in Teaching

Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)

If you desire a career in education – and have a bachelor's degree – our Master of Arts in Teaching will allow you to

  • Prepare to teach elementary, secondary or special education students.
  • Complete initial teacher licensure requirements and earn your master's degree in as few as 15 months.
  • Complete coursework that includes field experience in public schools.
  • Learn through face-to-face evening classes and online instruction.

We offer the following specializations:

You are eligible for admission to the M.A.T. program if you

  • have earned a bachelor's degree,
  • do not have a professional teaching license,
  • attained an undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or greater


  • meet official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score requirements (minimum 142 verbal and 139 quantitative) or earn a score of at least 383 on the Miller Analogies Test.

Ready to pursue a career in teaching? Contact us at 931-221-7696.

If you are teaching on an alternative license, you may qualify for admission to the M.A.T. program.
Please call 931-221-7696 to inquire.