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Teaching, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months


 The M.A.T. focuses on classroom practices, such as classroom management, distinguishing it from the Master of Arts in Education, which includes a greater emphasis on professional writing, research, theory and preparation for Ph.D. studies.

The M.A.T. program is designed primarily for students with a bachelor's degree who desire to earn a credential while working towards a master's degree. Students may also earn the M.A.T. without the credential.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy & Values in School & Society 
  • Research in Culture & Intercultural Instruction 
  • Writing Literature Reviews 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • 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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  • 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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General Requirements

  • Apply for Financial Aid
  • Apply Online
  • Log into your Application Portal
  • Request official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Submit 2 Recommendation Forms
  • Pastor Recommendation
  • Character/Employer/Academic Recommendation
  • Complete essays as indicated in the application
  • Christian Testimony Essay
  • Vocational Objective Essay
  • Non-native English speakers must verify a score of 100 iBT on the TOEFL exam or 7.5 on the IELTS exam

Tuition Fee

  • International

    621 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 621 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    621 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 621 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for La Mirada

  • 1100 - 1600 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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