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


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.

51-credit teaching licensure program

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. The 51-credit, full-time licensure program features culturally literate education, teaching for social justice and science and math topics.

As a student in the M.A.T. program, you will take an average of two courses and one practicum per 10-week term. In the fully online courses, you will participate in discussion forums to exchange questions and answers with your cohort of peers. During the online hybrid courses, you will engage in face-to-face instruction with OSU and Beaverton School District faculty.

  • Fully online courses
  • Hybrid courses
  • Practicum and internship courses

This program requires a minimum of 600 practicum and internship hours for licensure, the completion of a graduate project, passing a master’s degree final exam and the completion of 51 credits with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0.

Pre-application requirements (9 undergraduate credits):
There are three classes required prior to admission into the program. These do not count toward the 51-credit program requirements. If you have already taken these or similar courses, please contact Matt Nyman to investigate a course waiver.

Purpose, Structure & Function of Education in Democracy
Civil Rights & Multicultural issues
Learning across the lifespan

Professional Core
Foundations of ESOL Education

Internship & Practicum
Practicum: Formative edTPA
Practicum: edTPA Preparation
Internship: Student Teaching

The Learner and Learning
Classroom Management and Discipline K-12
Students with Special Needs
K-5 STEM Integration in Diverse Classroom

Instructional Practice
Assessment for Learning
Social Justice in Education
Technology for Educators

Professional Responsibility
Teacher as a Reflective Practitioner (project)

Content Specialty
(Includes 2 credits of practicum hours for TSPC for total 20)
Strategies for Developing Literacy
Inquiry in Science and Science Education
Inquiry in Mathematics and Mathematics Education
Strategies for Integrating Humanities


Justin Roach, M.A.T. program lead
OSU College of Education


Notice: Oregon State University students may now take part in internships anywhere in the United States. Read more about Ecampus’ authorization to operate in your state.

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