The Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) program is designed for students with a bachelor’s degree. Upon completion of the program, you will receive a master’s degree and an Initial Massachusetts state license as an educator. The licensure is reciprocal with those of more than 40 states, islands, and territories.

We offer M.A.T. programs in:

  • Biology (8-12)
  • Chemistry (8-12)
  • Early Childhood (PreK-2)
  • Earth & Space Science (8-12)
  • Elementary (1-6)
  • English (5-12)
  • English as a Second Language (PreK-6) and (5-12)
  • Foreign Language-Spanish (5-12)
  • General Science (5-8)
  • History (5-12)
  • Humanities (5-8)
  • Mathematics (5-8) and (8-12)
  • Math/Science (5-8)
  • Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8) or (5-12)
  • Physics (8-12)
  • Reading Specialist (all levels)

A Love of Literacy

MaryKate Sullivan '20

Photo of MaryKate Sullivan and a summer reading program student“My favorite part of teaching is watching my students experience that ‘light bulb moment’ when reading. Having a solid foundation in literacy is so important for them.”

As a first grade teacher in Springfield, MA, MaryKate chose the reading specialist track because she loves helping students become lifelong readers.

Read MaryKate’s story.