24 months
80 USD/credit 2400 USD/year
80 USD/credit 2400 USD/year
50 USD/credit 1500 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Teaching at West Texas A&M University  will allow Ready, Set, Teach! (RST) candidates to complete requirements for initial teacher certification [18 SCH], expand their knowledge and skills to support their effectiveness as teachers, and meet state certificate renewal requirements in their respective fields.


Key facts:

Teaching at West Texas A&M University will not lead to a professional certificate (counselor, diagnostician, or principal); however, certain MAT courses may serve as leveling courses for other graduate programs. If a professional certification is the goal, contact Ready, Set, Teach! for referral to the appropriate adviser for that program

Programme Structure

A candidate must meet these requirements to graduate with the MAT degree:

  • Hold a Standard Texas Educator Certificate (complete all testing, training, and teaching requirements)
  • Completion of all coursework as outlined on the official MAT Plan of Study, and
  • Passing a written comprehensive exam.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • WTAMU Graduate School application
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • Application to and pre-approval from the Panhandle Alternative Certification for Educators program

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 80 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    2400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 80 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    1500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Canyon

914 - 1694 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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