Master Blended


SUNY Empire State College

12 months
565 USD/credit 16950 USD/year
565 USD/credit 16950 USD/year
471 USD/credit 14130 USD/year
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The Teaching program of SUNY Empire State College is an innovative, clinically rich, approved teacher education program consisting of multiple tracks designed to meet the diverse needs and experiences of our students.


Program Features

The fully accredited Teaching program of SUNY Empire State College is designed for both career changers and recent college graduates seeking initial certification in order to teach in New York state middle and high schools.

Using blended approaches of online, face-to-face and video conferencing, the MAT program is able to serve students across New York - from the western region of Buffalo and Rochester, to the metropolitan region of New York City. The MAT offers certification in biology, chemistry, earth science, English language arts, Spanish, mathematics, physics and social studies. The general science 5-9 certification extension is also available to science students meeting additional criteria.

All MAT program tracks feature extensive mentoring by program faculty, attention to the Common Core Learning Standards and other contemporary issues in NYS education, a clinical orientation including extensive immersion in NYS middle and high schools and the affordable, flexible approach central to SUNY Empire's history and mission. Whether you are a current teacher in a small, rural independent school, a teaching assistant in a large, urban district, or a mid-career professional looking to pursue a new career in teaching, the MAT program can help you reach your goal of becoming a certified classroom teacher.

Programme Structure

Courses offered:

  • U.S. Schools in Social Context
  • Middle Childhood and Adolescent Development
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Exceptionalities: Individualized Learning
  • Teaching Diverse Learners

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application.
  • Official transcripts.
  • Essays.
  • Resume/CV: A resume/CV including previous experience, education and other achievements.
  • Recommendations: We require two (2) recommendations from appropriately qualified persons.
  • Applicants for whom English is not the first language must submit proof of proficiency.
  • Orientation Fee of $50 (non-refundable) paid at the time of online application submission.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    16950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 471 USD per credit during 12 months.


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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