Masters in Teaching

Inspire your students to learn and enhance classroom performance with our online Master of Arts in Teaching.


Online Master of Arts in Teaching

Strengthen your teaching skills. Increase your effectiveness.

NCATEInspire your students to learn and enhance classroom performance with the online Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) at the University of Saint Mary, located in Leavenworth, Kansas. Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)*, our online MAT program offers certified teachers training in educational theory and research to promote learning for grades P-12.

Princeton Review - Best in the Midwest 2014When you earn your Master of Arts in Teaching, you'll gain a greater sense of fulfillment in your job and open the door to greater career opportunities. Plus, you can take classes around your lifestyle as our online MAT program is asynchronous, which means you can participate when it works for you rather than needing to login at specific times.

Features and Benefits

  • Our online MAT program only takes 20 months to complete
  • Choose from three in-demand specializations: English as a Second Language, Teacher Leadership, or Learning Technologies
  • Learn vital skills and gain knowledge from the same professors that teach on campus
  • You can earn continuing education (CE) credits for coursework
  • Apply learned techniques immediately within your classroom setting

Discover Our Comprehensive Core Curriculum

Our core curriculum includes courses covering relevant topics for the 21st century teacher. Each course runs eight weeks, with three credits per course (30 credits total).

You'll learn:

  • How to meet the needs of students with different learning styles
  • The effective use of curriculum design, instructional models and strategies
  • New technology to support and promote learning
  • Methods to evaluate and assess learning goals

Our core courses are designed to help encourage you to become an agent for positive change at your institution. As such, our curriculum emphasizes leadership skills such as:

  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Motivation
  • Problem solving

Choose Your Specialty

Once you've completed the core curriculum, choose from three Master's in Teaching specializations:

Already have your Master's degree? You can earn your ESL or Learning Technologies specialization without needing to complete the core courses.

We Will Help You Apply What You've Learned – Guaranteed!

Graduation isn't the end of your interaction with our faculty. To help you incorporate everything you've learned into your current position after you've graduated with your Master's degree in Teaching, we offer an Applied Learning Guarantee. For one year following your graduation, you will have access to faculty members who act as mentors, giving advice on the specific applications and uses for your coursework in your classroom.

Start Today!

Begin moving your career forward. Click here to learn more about online Master of Arts in Teaching or call 877-307-4915 to speak directly with an Admissions Advisor.

* University of Saint Mary is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs. NCATE is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional school personnel.

University of Saint Mary also offers three campus-based education programs, the Master of Arts in Education, Master of Arts in Elementary Education, and the Master of Arts in Special Education.

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