24 months
17692 USD/year
17692 USD/year
5568 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Montana State University's Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) is a full-time pathway to initial teaching licensure. Participants will study to become a teacher with a cohort in a dynamic and hands-on learning environment.


Key facts

Montana State University's Master of Arts in Teaching program students will complete a full-time course of graduate study to complete the master’s degree and requirements to earn a recommendation for a Montana Class 2 Teaching License in a compressed time period (elementary 14 months, secondary 12 months). The MAT is offered online, with the exception of one, seven-day residency during the summer, so that our participants can remain in their communities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ratio and Proportion in Elementary School Mathematics
  • Early Literacy Acquisition: Encoding and Decoding
  • Human Development and the Psychology of Learning
  • Language Acquisition and Assessment
  • Inclusive Strategies for Classroom Organization

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application to Montana State University Graduate School with $60 fee. Secondary Deadline: March 1, 2020 for Secondary Education
  • Official transcripts from all institutions of higher education attended. Please note minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Endorsement Verification Form for endorsement area soughtPersonal Statement (use template) Further information about the Personal Statement and guidelines are found on our Endorsement page
  • Describe your previous work history, academic preparation, and previous work with children or adolescents.
  • Describe the unique characteristics, academic abilities, and personal traits that qualify you to become a teacher
  • Submit Resume/CV containing all previous work experience and education, with relevant work with youth included
  • Submit 3 Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17692 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17692 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    17692 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17692 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    5568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5568 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Bozeman

1099 - 2275 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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