Teaching, Master | Arkansas State University | Jonesboro, United States
12 months
15194 USD/year
15194 USD/year
8546 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The purpose of the Teaching program at Arkansas State University is to provide an additional quality pathway to AR teacher licensure for our region and state.


Program Description

Individuals seeking to enter public school teaching with bachelor’s degrees are eligible to earn initial licensure through the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree.

The Teaching program at Arkansas State University includes Teacher Education core courses along with specialized courses to create a Masters Program for initial licensure.


This program is accredited by NCATE.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Effective Assessment
  • Effective Teaching with Diverse Populations
  • Technology as a Tool for Teaching
  • Perspectives on Professionalism in Education
  • Theories and Strategies of Classroom Management
  • Theories, Issues, and Methods of Reading

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH
  • 33 - 39


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university (transcripts for undergraduate and graduate coursework must be submitted from all institutions attended.)
  • Meet test score admission requirements for Admission to the Teacher Education program as identified in the current Teacher Education Handbook (Chapter Three) or meet any additional criteria as may be allowed by the Arkansas Department of Education.
Pass the Praxis content exams listed for the MAT track chosen:
  • ELED: Pass Praxis Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies Elementary Education
  • Multiple Subjects exams (pass scores 157, 159, 155 respectively)
  • MLED: Pass at least two Praxis Middle School content exams (Reading Language Arts,
  • Mathematics, Science, and/or Social Studies (pass scores 164, 165, 150, 149 respectively)n.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15194 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7597 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15194 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7597 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8546 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4273 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Jonesboro

770 - 1180 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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