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M.A. On Campus

Teaching

University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

12 months
Duration
23580 USD/year
23580 USD/year
14814 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) is a Council of the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) approved graduate program for career changers and recent graduates with at least a bachelor’s degree seeking initial teaching certification.

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Overview

Students in the Teaching  program at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) are introduced to pedagogy, including curriculum planning, instructional design, assessment and human development as well as a subject-specific methods course. In keeping with Maryland’s Redesign of Teacher Education (1996), the MAT incorporates competency-based course work and a Professional Development School 100 day internship program for every student in the program. 

Key Facts

The course work integrates content and pedagogy as recommended by the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future (NCTAF) (1996), the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), and the Council of the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). 

All MAT candidates’ competencies in essential teaching and content knowledge will be evaluated through performance-based assessments. Graduates of this program will meet all Maryland certification requirements, receive initial teacher certification at the secondary level in their area of specialization, and extend their understanding of issues germane to teaching and learning.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reading in the Content Area
  • Human Learning & Cognition (Field Experience)
  • Instructional Systems Development (Field Experience)
  • Instructional Strategies/Students with Diverse Needs
  • Practicum in Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate and/or graduate degree with a 3.0 GPA
  • Qualifying score PRAXIS Core Examination  or GRE score 
  • Undergraduate and/or graduate degree or 30+ credits of specified coursework in their certification area.
  • Completed Graduate School Application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23580 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    23580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23580 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14814 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14814 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Funding

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