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Elementary Education, MAT

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months


Prepare to teach in an elementary school, developing the skills and knowledge to become a highly effective teacher who inspires young learners and shapes the community around them. The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree is specifically designed for students who hold a bachelor’s degree in a non-education field and are seeking a career change into teaching.

The Master of Arts Teaching program consists of core courses taken by all students pursing the degree, in addition to specialization courses taken to prepare students for licensure in a particular area of emphasis. This program is designed to allow a cohort of full-time students to complete the MAT in one calendar year. Students may also elect to complete the program on a part-time basis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • First Seminar
  • Intermediate Oral Proficiency
  • Spanish for Heritage Speakers
  • Composition and Grammar Review
  • Multicultural Children’s Literature
  • Early Childhood Spring
  • Academic Writing
  • Physical, Earth, and Space Sciences
  • Spanish Phonetics
  • Current Events in the Spanish Speaking World or Introduction to
  • Hispanic Culture
  • Theories and Practices of Early Childhood Education

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Application Form
  • Application Fee
  • Transcripts
  • Recommendations
  • National Standardized Admission Test
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) from them.
  • Student Essay
  • Resume / CV
  • Enrollment Deposit
  • Health Information Requirement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10986 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10986 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    10986 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10986 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    7117 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7117 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Ewing

  • 1024 - 2520 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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