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The online Master of Arts in Teaching program is designed for those who aspire to enter the teaching field and impact the lives of students in schools and communities around the world. The online MAT program provides aspiring and current teachers with state licensure, and builds a foundation of knowledge and experience that will help candidates excel in today’s classrooms.
The innovative MAT degree program enables great educators through a supportive and collaborative online learning environment. The nature of the program in combination with our exceptional faculty, allows the delivery of a broad and robust knowledge base in pedagogy and instruction.
As you progress through the program subsequent coursework focuses on the application of instruction through field experience in your locality. This blending of online core curriculum and local field experience allows you to finish a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from anywhere.
Certification is provided for the state of Kentucky through the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB). Out-of-state candidates please contact your state’s certification office for reciprocity details.
View a list of states that accept certifications from Kentucky.
Elementary Education (P-5)
Middle School Education (5-9) – Candidates may select one or two emphasis areas.
Secondary Education (8-12) – Candidates must select one emphasis area.
All Grades (P-12) – Candidates must select one emphasis area.
Business and Marketing (5-12)
Special Education–Learning & Behavior Disorders (LBD)–(P-12)