Education

Graduate Program Education
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.

The Master of Arts in Education 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.

The Master of Arts in Instructional Systems Development: English as a Second Language provides academic and professional training for teaching English as a second or foreign language in universities, community colleges and language institutes in the United States and abroad.
Program Website http://www.umbc.edu/education/
Degrees Offered Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's
Master of Arts in Education (MAE)
Masters of Arts in Instructional Systems
Development: English as a Second Language
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in ESOL
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Mathematics Education
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Elementary/Middle Science Education
Concentrations / Tracks N/A
Admissions Requirements See Application Requirements and Deadlines
Delivery Full-time, Part-Time
Term of Admission Fall and Spring
Domestic Application Deadlines MAT/MAE: June 1, November 1
MA – ISD: April 15, November 1
International Application Deadlines January 1 (Fall), May 1 (Spring)