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Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Graduate Program

  • Oxford
  • Graduate Program
McGuffey outside

Teach Grades 7 through 12

Earn your MAT degree and teaching certification in AYA (grades 7-12) in English/Language Arts, Foreign Language, Integrated Science, Mathematics, or Social Studies Education.

Contact Info

Cheryl Birkenhauer

Program Assistant

McGuffey Hall Room 401

210 E Spring Street

Oxford, OH 45056

(513) 529-6443

Curriculum and Courses

All courses include practical application and instruction with school-age children. This program includes 1.5-2.5 years of education and content coursework.

  • Subject-specific methods
  • Foundations of education
  • Educational psychology

At Miami, there’s something for everyone.

Course Catalog

Career Options

The Master of Arts in Teaching will help you obtain a teaching license so you can teach grades 7 through 12 in the areas of English/language arts, mathematics, science, or social studies; or teach foreign languages in grades pre-K through 12.

Facts and Stats

A Degree That Holds Its Worth

  • Top 10 College for Producing Fortune 500 CEOs Nationwide

    Money Magazine

  • 98% of Master's Graduates are Successfully Employed, Enrolled in Higher Education, or in a Volunteer/Service Program

    Miami University Data

  • Top 50 National Public University

    U.S. News & World Report, 2020


Where Education Becomes Something Greater

Explore what it means to be a graduate student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where students prepare to go anywhere and everywhere.

Admissions Requirements

  • Acceptance by the Graduate School
  • Program Admission Requirements for EDT:
    – Essay
    – Resume
    – GRE (MAT applicants only)
    – TOEFL (if English is not your native language)
    – Two recommendations

For all programs, apply through the Graduate School. You will submit an application, application fee, and official transcripts along with the documents required by the department, which are listed above. For further information or questions, you may contact the EDT department at

Additional Opportunities

  • Student Organizations

    Miami Councils for Subject-Specific Teaching

  • Practicum and Student Teaching

  • Graduate Assistantships

    The Department of Teacher Education has been authorized to nominate a limited number of persons for graduate assistantships, subject to the approval of the Graduate School. These assistantships are awarded to students by the Graduate School upon the nomination of the Department.

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