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Master of Arts in Teaching

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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 women and men – who do not hold a teaching license but want to become teachers as well as those who are pursuing licensure through residency. The program offers all of the benefits of a Meredith education. Small classes. A collaborative learning environment. Hands-on professional development.

Our Raleigh-based M.A.T. degree 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 educationEnglish 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)
  • 36-39 credit hours (12-13 courses), leads to M-level licensure
  • Coeducational program open to women and men
  • Most classes meet in-person on Meredith’s campus (some are hybrid)
  • Courses are scheduled from 5-7:50 p.m. in the fall and spring semesters and 5:00-8:30 p.m. in the summer session. Courses meet one per week during the school year, twice per week in the summer
  • MAT Fast Track and MAT Flex Plan options available
    • MAT Fast Track degree seekers complete the degree in 16 months

    • MAT Flex Plan is designed to provide more flexibility for degree completion and should be developed with advising from the program coordinator

  • Admission deadlines are April 1 for early fall and summer decisions, July 1 for final fall decision, November 1 for spring decisions. 
  • Total tuition is currently $22,425 ($575 per credit hour) plus additional program fees and is subject to change.

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Thank you for your Interest!

You can connect with a graduate admissions counselor in a variety of ways—choose the one that’s most convenient for you. We look forward to hearing from you!

Valencia Hicks-Harris
(919) 760-8316

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After graduating with her MAT, Larissa Bryant, ’13, was well prepared to become a teacher and to have a positive impact on her students’ future.

Strong Story | Larissa Byrant

After graduating with her MAT, Larissa Bryant, ’13, was well prepared to become a teacher and to have a positive impact on her students’ future.

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Contact Information
Valencia Hicks-Harris
Graduate Program Manager
207 Ledford Hall
(919) 760-8316
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