Become a Teacher: M.A. in Teaching (M.A.T.) at Marylhurst

collaboration - partnerships - career success icon marylhurst universityGraduates of the Marylhurst M.A. in Teaching program are in demand among local school districts. With a master’s in teaching degree from Marylhurst, school district employers recognize the added benefit of graduates who received extensive hands-on experience throughout their education and have the support of professional mentorship throughout their first year of employment.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is projecting job growth of 6% for single subject high school teachers and 12% growth at the kindergarten and multiple subject levels in the next decade. Students who pursue endorsements in ESOL, reading or special education will be rewarded with substantial job market growth expected in these areas. Now is the perfect time to become a teacher.

  The M.A. in Teaching program is now accepting inquiries and applicants for 2017. 

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M.A. in Teaching Degree: Sample Job Titles

A master’s in teaching degree can lead toward diverse teaching careers and job titles depending on the curriculum and area of specialty studied:

  • Single Subject, Elementary Teacher
  • Multiple Subject, Secondary Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • ESOL Teacher

Adam Ross – Featured Student

Adam Ross - M.A. in Teaching - Marylhurst UniversityIn search of a career in which he could make a difference in individuals’ lives at an early age – effectively intervening to prevent those at-risk from ending up in the prison system – Adam Ross came to Marylhurst to study early education. Read Adam’s story.

“What I realized is that if we’re going to turn things around in our society, it’s not going to be because we’re punishing people. It’s going to be because we’re meeting people where they are and helping them become successful in life.” ~ Adam Ross, M.A. in Teaching ’15, Second grade teacher at Hartley Elementary

Teacher Apprenticeship Program

Students looking for early entry into the workforce while earning their Master of Art in Teaching may apply to the two-year working apprenticeship program offered exclusively through partnership between Marylhurst University and Arbor School. Learn more.

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