Credits required
51 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 51 quarter credits are equal to 34 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$560 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Hybrid You can complete this program in a hybrid format that blends online coursework with in-person classes held periodically in either Portland or Beaverton, Oregon. View the curriculum.
Start term
Summer

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

Curriculum

Earn your teaching license while working side by side with experienced teachers in this engaging, full-time master’s degree program that puts your foot in the classroom from day one. With curriculum designed to prepare you to effectively manage a classroom upon completion, you will gain hands-on experience while earning a degree from top-ranked Oregon State University.

Degree requirements

A total of 51 quarter credits are required to graduate. Curriculum details are available on Oregon State's academic catalog.

Sample course topics

This licensure program features culturally literate education, teaching for social justice and science and math topics.

  • Foundations of ESOL education
  • K-12 classroom management and discipline
  • Students with special needs
  • K-5 STEM integration in diverse classrooms
  • Assessment for Learning
  • Social justice in education
  • Strategies for developing literacy
  • Strategies for integrating humanities
  • Inquiry in science and science education 
  • Inquiry in mathematics and mathematics education

Additional program features

Internship

This program requires a minimum of 600 practicum and internship hours for licensure. The internship is a public school professional internship, totaling 15 to 18 credits.

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