M. A. T. On Campus


University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

12 months
28844 USD/year
28844 USD/year
10552 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) program at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill is designed for individuals wishing to teach elementary school (grades K–6) middle school (grades 6–8)/high school (grades 9–12) in the subject areas in math, science, English, or social studies, Special Education General Curriculum (grades K-12) or English as a Second Language (grade K-12). 


We offer a master degree in Teaching at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. This field-based, student-centered, cohort model program relies on partnerships between public schools and the University and provides the context of real classrooms as the motivation for students to connect theory and practice. 

Key Features 

  • The M.A.T. is a 12-month, full-time program that requires 40 hours of coursework. 
  • There are optional add-on programs (12 hours each) in special education and English as a second language, which if taken, extend the program length and cost by approximately two months. 
  • Seminars, methods, contexts, learner, and learning courses are ongoing throughout the M.A.T and are both interdisciplinary and subject area oriented.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Autism in Our Communities: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
  • Infant/Toddler Assessment and Intervention
  • Models of Early Childhood Service Delivery
  • Language and Literacy Learning
  • Schooling of Immigrant Children
  • Community Organizations and Children

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee (non-refundable $95.00)
  • Transcripts (complete, not selected courses): One unofficial transcript from each university attended must be uploaded within the application.
  • Current letters of recommendation
  • Standardized test scores
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • Community Standards Questions
  • Supplemental program information 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    28844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14422 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    28844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14422 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5276 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Chapel Hill

900 - 1400 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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