M.A. Blended


Point Loma Nazarene University

24 months
660 USD/credit 15180 USD/year
660 USD/credit 15180 USD/year
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If you are an aspiring teacher, Point Loma Nazarene University's Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) is the program for you.


We offer a master degree in Teaching at Point Loma Nazarene University. Gain the skills and degree you need to live out your call to teach. 

Key Features 

  • Earn your credential paired with a master’s degree that establishes you as a knowledgeable, committed teaching candidate in only 18 months. 
  • PLNU’s accreditations and district partnerships mean your degree will be from a university that is well known and respected in the community.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations of Education and Learning Theory. 
  • Foundations of Special Education 
  • Classroom Assessment and Research Practices 
  • Teaching and Learning Capstone: Contemporary Issues in the Vocation of 
  • Language Acquisition and Diverse Populations 
  • Principles of Language Acquisition for Students with Moderate/Severe Disabilities 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


46 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an online application for admissions (including $50 non-refundable application fee, which is waived for PLNU alums, current or former military and their dependents, and PLNU employees).
  • Submit official transcripts with proof of earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Submit a personal essay, 2-3 pages.
  • Provide two professional recommendations. You will be asked to register your recommenders by providing their names, titles, and email addresses.
  • Basic Skills Exam: CBEST OR Equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 660 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 660 USD per credit during 24 months.

$660 per unit (San Diego)$640 per unit (Bakersfield)

Living costs for San Diego

1400 - 2455 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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