12 months
6453 USD/year
6453 USD/year
4365 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


The Master of Arts in Teaching (39 credit hours) at Shepherd University is designed to provide initial teacher certification at either the elementary or secondary level for those who already hold a bachelor’s degree


The Teaching program from Shepherd University involves 33 credit hours of graduate coursework prior to student teaching. 

Key Features 

  • MAT teacher candidates who are employed as long term substitutes or teaching on a provisional certificate in a public school may fulfill most field requirements in their own classroom.

Programme Structure

  • Graduate courses are generally scheduled one evening per week with online components and include field experiences in area public schools. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Admission to graduate study at Shepherd University is handled on a rolling basis.


39 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • An overall 2.75 GPA in all undergraduate coursework
  • A 2.5 GPA in the content courses for the area in which certification is sought
  • Completion of ENGL 101, ENGL 102, and COMM 202 with grades of C or above in each course.
  • A passing score on the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Tests (CASE)
  • Completion of at least 50 percent of all undergraduate content area work required for certification (with grades of C or better)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6453 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6453 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6453 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6453 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4365 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4365 USD per year during 12 months.


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