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American University Washington DC

24 months
1866 USD/credit 30789 USD/year
1866 USD/credit 30789 USD/year
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Teaching from American University Washington DC prepares current and aspiring educators to provide an excellent elementary education to all students, regardless of race, socioeconomic background, or learning disabilities.


Teaching from American University Washington DC will teach you to turn learning differences into learning strengths as you delve deep into a cutting-edge curriculum that leverages advancements in neurodevelopment, social-emotional interventions, and a multidisciplinary approach to elementary education.


Our alumni are working to change the lives of students throughout the country and the world. Within six months of completing their programs, 100 percent of American University’s MAT graduates are working, continuing their education, or both in large and small districts across the country. Some of our major employers are: DCPS, MCPS, PGCPS, and DC Charter Schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Education
  • Theories of Educational Psychology and Human Development
  • Effective Teaching for Diverse Students
  • Teaching Literacy in the Elementary School
  • Children's Literature: A Critical Literacy Perspective
  • Special Education for Exceptional Children
  • Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School
  • Teaching Science in the Elementary School
  • Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

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33 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Official Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Resumé
  • Praxis CORE Scores
  • TOEFL (non-native English speakers)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30789 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1866 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    30789 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1866 USD per credit during 24 months.


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