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Program Overview

The Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Education is a 12 credit hour program.  Completion of the program awards the graduate the degree of Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Education and qualifies them for North Carolina’s Standard Professional 2 (SP2) Professional Educator’s License in Elementary Education.

The Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) in Elementary Education requires a total of 39 semester credit hours to be taken in two sequenced phases, Phase I: The Graduate Certificate in Elementary Education (27 hours) an on-campus only program and Phase II: The Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Education (12 hours) which is offered 100% online.

If accepted for M.A.T. (Phase II) admission, all graduate education courses taken for the Graduate Certificate will apply to the M.A.T.