Teaching, Master | San José State University | San Jose, United States
18 months
7176 USD/year
7176 USD/year
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The Teaching MAT program offered at San José State University prepares students to engage in social justice teaching practices, contribute to the development of cultural literacy, provide education that promotes democracy, and develop content knowledge expertise to teach in urban and suburban schools. 


What you will study

The Teaching MAT program offered at San José State University will prepare enrolled students to provide instruction for English Learners and students with special needs. Enrolled students also will learn to set up a supportive classroom environment based on social-emotional learning principles and experience collaborative co-teaching experiences with successful mentor teachers in the field. Finally, students will design, carry out, and report on classroom-based teacher inquiry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Sociology 
  • Educational Psychology 
  • Critical Perspectives on Schooling for a Pluralist Democracy 
  • Classroom Issues in the Language/Literacy Development of L2 Learners
  • Research/Practices in Health and Special Education
  • Principles of Art Education 
  • Methods of Teaching English 
  • Teaching Foreign Languages

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants apply separately to the department to obtain admission to the credential program, which generally requires a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.87 (exceptions may be made on an individual basis).
  • Subject Matter Competency (via CSET or Teacher Prep Program)
  • Revised on 3/12/2020 for applications for Summer 2020 and thereafter CSET Multiple Subject CSET information.
  • Verification of Meeting the Basic Skills Requirement (CBEST)
  • Pre-Professional Experience
  • Certificate of Clearance
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Two Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • Non-resident students pay basic registration fees plus $396 per unit.

Living costs for San Jose

1740 - 3150 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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