• MAT Curriculum

    Hamline’s Master of Arts in Teaching is a flexible degree that allows you to complete the coursework you need to apply for an initial teaching license in your chosen area while grounding you in foundational and culminating coursework to best prepare you to be a master teacher.

    Foundational Coursework (18 credits)

    • Introduction to MAT (0 credits)
    • Schools & Society (4 credits)
    • Educational Psychology (4 credits)
    • Theory to Practice (4 credits)
    • Educational and Cultural Diversity (4 credits)
    • Exceptionality (2 credits)

    Note: Candidates may be able to transfer in up to 50% of their pedagogy courses. Approval required.

    Specialty Coursework

    Coursework for your area of specialty will vary according to licensure area.

    Culminating Coursework (required for all students)

    • Student Teaching Seminar and Practicum
    • Action Research Plan (2 courses, capstone; 12 credits)
      Or
      Focused Content Plan (3 courses; 12 credits)