Graduate School of Education

Master of Arts in Teaching

The Graduate School of Education will discontinue offering degree, licensing and endorsement programs at the end of the 2013-14 academic year and is no longer accepting applications or course registrations.  Please contact us for more information.

MAT Program Overview

The Willamette University Graduate School of Education offers full-time (10-month), extended (18-month) and online extended (18-month) Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree programs for the preparation of pre-school through high school teachers. In most cases, candidates will qualify for two teaching levels upon completion of any program.

  • K-8 authorization: early childhood, elementary and middle school
  • Secondary authorization: middle and high school

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