B.A./B.S./MAT- 5th Year Master's Degree Program

Undergraduate students from other disciplines who wish to be certified at the middle or high school level (grades 7-12) may participate in a five-year program resulting in a bachelor's degree within their area of major and a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree.

Pathways by Subject Area

Applicants to the program must have a major or significant coursework (27-30 credits) in the following certification areas. We offer certification in grades 7-12 in the following areas:

Social Studies 

We offer PK-12 certification in the following certification areas:

Music (vocal or instructional)

Program of Study

Students take three graduate-level courses in their senior year which count toward both the bachelor's and master's degrees. Graduate courses taken during the senior year are included in the undergraduate tuition and take the place of undergraduate electives. You will take the MAT courses on a full-time basis beginning the summer following graduation. 

Frequently Asked Questions

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