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When you're ready to teach, go strong. The Meredith M.A. in Teaching.

Meredith has long been known for educating outstanding and dedicated teachers. The Meredith Master of Arts in Teaching is no exception, serving college graduates – both men and women – who do not hold a teaching license but want to become teachers. The program offers all of the benefits of a Meredith education. Small classes. A collaborative learning environment. Hands-on professional development.

Our program is one of the region's strongest. Our graduates have a 100% pass rate on the Praxis exams. And schools are known to seek out and hire Meredith-trained teachers. Meaning all program graduates who pursue teaching positions get hired.

With concentrations in high-need areas – elementary education, English as a second language, and special education – the Meredith M.A. in Teaching will prepare you to enter the classroom and make an immediate impact.

Program Quick Facts

  • Accredited by NCATE (now CAEP)
  • 39 credit hours (13 courses)
  • Coeducational program open to men and women
  • Classes meet in-person on Meredith’s campus
  • Courses are scheduled from 5-7:50 p.m. in the fall and spring semesters and 4:30-8 p.m. in the summer session. Courses meet one per week during the school year, twice per week in the summer
  • Full-time and part-time options available
  • Full-time degree seekers complete the degree in 17 months; Part-time degree seekers complete the degree in 28 months
  • Admission deadlines are March 1 for early decision, June 1 for regular decision. Classes begin in August. (Fall admission only)
  • Total tuition is $20,865 ($535 per credit hour) plus additional program fees

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Strong Story | Larissa Bryant

Larissa Bryant, ’13, earned her MAT at Meredith College. She was well prepared to become a teacher and to have a positive impact on her students’ future. Since graduating, she has received ongoing support from professors, which has only made her a stronger teacher.

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207 Ledford Hall
(919) 760-8316
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