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Master of Arts in Teaching - Elementary and Secondary Education

The Master of Arts in Teaching program prepares inspiring educators and career changers to make a meaningful impact on the private or public school system. Through a combination of traditional studies, online coursework, and experience-based classroom learning, this graduate program will enhance your foundational skills and broaden your critical perspectives.

You'll have the opportunity to:

  • Tailor your degree to your career goals. We offer two programs - Elementary Education and Secondary Education.
  • Dive deeper into an area of expertise and earn additional initial licenses in special education (Teacher of Students of Moderate Disabilities, PreK-8 or 5-12), or an additional initial license in ESL (teacher of English as a Second Language, PreK-8 or 5-12). through the MAT+ option. Studen
  • Participate in field based experiential learning opportunities including pre-practicum, early field work observations, and a full term of student teaching and seminar.

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About Northeastern

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experiential lifelong learning. Our approach of integrating real-world experience with education, research, and innovation empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create worldwide impact.? ?

Our global university system provides our community and academic, government, and industry partners with unique opportunities to think locally and act globally. The system—which includes 13 campuses across the U.S., U.K., and Canada, 300,000-plus alumni, and 3,000 partners worldwide—serves as a platform for scaling ideas, talent, and solutions.

Northeastern’s personalized, experiential undergraduate and graduate programs lead to degrees through the doctorate in 10 colleges and schools across our campuses. Learning emphasizes the intersection of data, technology, and human literacies, uniquely preparing graduates for careers of the future and lives of fulfillment and accomplishment.

Our research enterprise, with an R1 Carnegie classification, is solutions-oriented and spans the world. Our faculty scholars and students work in teams that cross not just disciplines, but also sectors—aligned around solving today’s highly interconnected global challenges and focused on transformative impact for humankind.

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