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Master’s in Teaching Secondary Education, MAT

Online Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary Education

Earn your Online Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary Education degree and become equipped with the necessary tools to make a positive impact on secondary students in both public and private schools. Designed for those already working in an instructional role, this 100% online MAT program provides a strong foundation in key areas of secondary education. Coursework will focus on human development, cultural competency, technology, content literacy, and classroom management.  

This online secondary education degree program serves as great educator preparation for teaching students at the high school level or equivalent. You’ll develop essential skills and new approaches in lesson planning, student assessment, student learning outcomes and data evaluation through hands-on practicum experiences. This program is ideal for individuals seeking initial teacher education certification in a secondary education content field. Courses are offered in a combination of 8-week and 16-week formats. 

This program is Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation Accredited (CAEP) and aligns to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) standards.

Program at a Glance

2 years

Duration

39

Credit Hours

$551

Cost per Credit

100%

Online

Admissions Requirements

To be eligible, students must hold a baccalaureate degree in the content area or a closely related field and have the following:

  • A cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Successful completion of the Missouri Content Assessment (MOCA) is required prior to enrollment in Semester II or taking any additional program-related coursework.

Concentrations

The Master of Arts in Teaching with secondary education teacher certification at Lindenwood University will prepare you to become a certified content teacher for secondary school grades 9-12 in Missouri. This certificate of secondary education program allows you to pursue teaching certification within the Master’s degree. We offer secondary teaching certification in secondary biology, chemistry, math, social studies, English, business, marketing, and speech/theatre. This general certificate of secondary education teaching program offers educator preparation in instruction, curriculum development and more to prepare you to pursue your teaching licensure upon successful completion of this program.

Why Choose Lindenwood University Online?

Since 1832, Lindenwood University has served students worldwide with affordable, high-quality academic programs providing real experience and real success. After nearly 200 years of academic excellence, Lindenwood is committed to a set of core values, including integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity, and community.

Quality

Quality

We evolve our online degree programs to reflect the latest in academic research and innovation and to meet the top standards of higher education.

Creativity

Creativity

We are committed to the development of original ideas, knowledge, and innovative approaches to solving complex problems.

Community

Community

We are committed to creating a connected, diverse community, sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals, and supporting personal and professional growth.

Support

Support

We employ experts who are dedicated to helping our students with financial aid planning, enrollment counseling, tutoring services, and more.

We are committed to helping you succeed.

Throughout each step of your online degree program, you will receive support. From enrollment and tuition planning to staying on the right track, your support team is there to ensure your success.

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