Become a middle school or high school teacher in the field in which you earned your bachelor’s.
Nearly 4,000 additional secondary school teachers are projected to be needed in Georgia by 2026. Brenau’s 100% online Master of Arts in Teaching in Secondary Education prepares you to transition into a rewarding, in-demand career as a certified middle or high school teacher.
To enroll in this program, you must have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university in one of the following fields:
M.A.T. curriculum is heavily focused on classroom teaching, and is best for those who want to become a certified teacher.
M.Ed. programs usually appeal to those who currently teach in a classroom but aspire to administrative positions, such as a principal or curriculum developer.
Just like you will do for your future students, we provide you easy access to quality education to efficiently realize your career goals. Our professional tutoring program, academic coaching, writing center and other resources help online students succeed.
Your M.A.T. coursework is 100% online to better fit your busy life
You’re getting a quality degree from a university with a quality accreditation
Most classes last just seven weeks, moving along at a pace convenient to you
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Beginning your teaching career with an M.A.T. can increase your starting salary.
According to Teacher.org, teachers with a master’s make an average of:
more per year nationwide.
Core courses for the M.A.T. in Secondary Education include:
After you complete all of your courses, you’ll apply the skills you learn through a student teaching or internship experience. Brenau’s Office of Clinical Experiences will work with schools and experienced mentors to ensure your success.
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“Despite leading a very busy life, Brenau made it possible to still be a mom, wife, friend, full time resource teacher, and graduate student.”
— Janice Frampton, ‘15