M.A. On Campus


University of Houston Downtown

24 months
9102 USD/year
9102 USD/year
4794 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The University of Houston-Downtown's Department o​f Urban Education​ currently offers two Masters of Arts in Teaching. 


The courses in these degree plans are taught using a hybrid of face-to-face and online instruction. 

Our emphasis on urban teaching makes these graduate degrees unique. In order to meet the special needs of all children in urban classrooms, students completing their MAT degree will demonstrate competency in the following areas characteristics and needs of learners in multicultural settings. 

All University of Houston Downtown Traching students, including newly admitted students,  are encouraged to apply for the Gordon and Mary Cain Graduate Academic Merit Scholarship. This scholarship will pay for half the price of UHD MAT tuition/fees for one semester.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Educational Research
  • Classroom-Based Research
  • Practicum for Urban Teachers
  • Directed Study in Urban Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply for admissions using the Apply Texas Application online.
  • Submit official transcripts from all institutions previously attended including the institution where your bachelor’s degree or equivalent was awarded.
  • Additional supporting documents are required for each specific program; please visit the program website for program requirements and other information.
  • Submit your $80 admissions application fee.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4551 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    9102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4551 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4794 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2397 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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