The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree program is designed to prepare highly qualified professional educators who are capable of providing highly effective instruction in Texas schools, especially those serving EC-12 learners from culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse family backgrounds. The program includes an “alternative certification” pathway and a six SCH post-degree “clinical teaching” pathway.
The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree program at Texas A&M International University is carefully designed to meet the needs of South Texas schools and communities by providing eligible participants with high-quality graduate instruction, supervised school internships and clinical experiences in diverse local public school classrooms, and support for for successful completion of certification exams. All MAT courses are either online or hybrid. TAMIU provides a learning environment built on a solid academic foundation in the arts and sciences. TAMIU prepares students for leadership roles in an increasingly complex, culturally diverse state, national, and global society.
Applications are accepted year round, but the MAT program deadline is April 15.
Financial aid recipients should note additional deadlines:
Fall and Summer application deadline, April 30 (domestic/international); Spring deadline, Oct. 1 (international) and Nov. 30 (domestic.)
This 30 credit hour program offers several specializations; Elementary (EC-6) and 4-8, 7-12 or EC-12. Students would need to take:*
|EDCI 5300 - Introduction to Teaching and Learning
*Catalog information is provided for the 2016-2017 School Year, and is subject to change by catalog year. For more detailed catalog information, click here.