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Master of Arts in Teacher Education

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Master of Arts in Teaching: Teacher Academy

The Program: Earn your Masters degree while you obtain hands-on classroom experience and coaching. ETSU residents take all university classes as a cohort with other residents, using a course sequence and schedule customized for our program. The Teacher Academy program for the Master of Arts in Teaching degree is designed to meet teacher licensing requirements at the graduate level for the state of Tennessee. 

  • MAT students are grouped together to work on an engineering lesson.

    Community of Learners Class

  • Community of Learners Class

  • Students at NSTA Conference in Nashville

  • MAT Graduating Class of 2016

  • 2016 Outstanding Teacher Candidate Awards

  • Teaching Math Lesson

  • 2016 Career Fair


Middle Grades 6-8

In Fall 2008, the Middle Grades concentration for initial teaching licensure was added to the Master of Arts in Teaching degree program.

This teaching  licensure area has an excellent employment success rate. Since the first cohort graduated in 2010, 100% now hold teaching positions locally and across the nation. 

Middle Grades Program

Secondary Grades K-12

Secondary Grades 6-12
Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Economics,
English, French, Geography, German, Government, History, Mathematics, Physics, Technology Engineering, and Spanish

Art K-12
Music K-12
Physical Education K-12
Theatre K-12 

Contact Information

Dr. Aimee Lee Govett, MAT Advisor and Graduate Program Coordinator

Office: Warf-Pickel room #418
Phone: 423-439-7588
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