24 months
1230 USD/credit 19680 USD/year
1230 USD/credit 19680 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary Education from Andrews University is a professional degree designed for students who want to gain additional knowledge and increase their career options in the teaching field. 


Both North American Division (NAD) and Michigan state certification may be obtained while earning a MAT in elementary or secondary education. 

Our Teacher Preparation Programs are designed to prepare graduate-level students for teacher certification. The MAT degree in Secondary Education at Andrews University is a professional degree program designed to meet the needs of a wide range of individuals. 

Typically, MAT students include:

  • Individuals who have earned a bachelor's degree and now seek teacher certification at the elementary or secondary level
  • Individuals already holding teacher certification, but seeking an additional certificate at another level
  • Individuals holding elementary or secondary teacher certification, but wishing to broaden their professional training
  • Individuals holding secondary teaching certification and wanting to add a specific subject area endorsement.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Project Implementation
  • Philosophical Foundations for Professionals
  • Methods for Integrating Instructional Technology
  • Psychology and Education of Exceptional Children
  • Principles of Teaching and Learning
  • Methods for Teaching Secondary School

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis (fall, summer and spring semesters). 


32 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  •  A bachelors degree (or non-U.S. equivalent) from an accredited institution and a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.60 (applicants with lower GPA may be admitted upon consideration of the composite profile).
  • Two Recommendations from professionals such as advisors, major professors and employers.
  • Resume describing employment, research or special projects.
  • Statement of Purpose reflecting your philosophical perspective, personal, professional and academic goals, and reasons for seeking the graduate program.
  • TOEFL, IELTS or PTE (academic): Students whose language of education is not English must submit English proficiency test scores.
  • If wanting Michigan Certification must have valid teaching license.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1230 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    19680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1230 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Fair Plain

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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