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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. We are accepting applications for a cohort beginning August 2018. The deadline for applying to the School of Graduate Studies is May 4, 2018. See How to Apply below.

MAT Students in play

MAT students -- excellence in play!

For ETSU students, the one-year Master's is a real game changer.



 How to Apply

  • Why do I want to teach?  To motivate and inspire our younger generation.
  • MAT students are grouped together to work on an engineering lesson.
  • Students at NSTA Conference in Nashville
  • MAT Graduating Class of 2016
  • Teaching Math Lesson
  • 2016 Career Fair

Elementary Grades K-5

In the MAT Elementary K-5 program, you will learn appropriate methods to teach young children in their formative years.  At the elementary level, there is the opportunity to instill the joy of learning, which will give them a strong start to their future.   If you enjoy this age group, this program will enable you to teach them and guide them toward discovering their strengths and gifts.

Elementary Grades Program information.

Middle Grades 6-8

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. You must select two teaching areas, one of which must be mathematics or science.

Middle Grades Program information.

Secondary Grades K-12

Secondary Grades 6-12 teaching areas which include:
Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Economics,
English, French, Geography, German, Government, History, Mathematics, Physics, Technology Engineering, and Spanish or the following teaching areas for K-12:

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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