University of Maryland Global Campus

Graduate School

Master of Arts in Teaching


3501 University Blvd E

Adelphi, MD 20783

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Teaching

Format: Online

Program Description:

UMUC's online Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) is designed for students who wish to earn secondary teacher certification. Successful completion of the program entitles a candidate to recommendation for Maryland teaching certification in a specific subject area (such as computer science, earth/space science, English or mathematics). Focus is on producing teacher candidates who can demonstrate research-based and practice validated strategies for teaching and learning, teach subject matter to a diverse student body, analyze their practice for effectiveness in promoting student learning and integrate technology to promote personal and student growth.

Note: Students interested in teaching in other states should contact their state department of education for certification requirements. The Master of Arts in Teaching requires the successful completion of 36 credits, including 9 credits of professional internship.


Accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and certified by the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia. UMUC is a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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