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Master of Arts in Teaching Program

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. Our M.A. in teaching 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 online MAT degree enables provides 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 one of UC’s MAT graduate programs, subsequent courses focus on the application of instruction through field experience in your locality. This blending of core curriculum and local field experience allows you to complete your Master's in teaching from anywhere.


Certification Areas
Certification is provided for the state of Kentucky through the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB). Out-of-state candidates need to contact their 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.

  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

Secondary Education (8-12) – Candidates must select one emphasis area.

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • English
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Social Studies

All Grades (P-12) – Candidates must select one emphasis area.

  • Art
  • Health
  • Integrated Music
  • Physical Education

Business and Marketing (5-12)

Special Education–Learning & Behavior Disorders (LBD)–(P-12)

Learn more about M.A. in teaching concentrations, click here.

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