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Master of Arts in Teaching - Reading and Language Arts

School of Education and Human Services

Most students in the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program are classroom teachers whose daily work requires them to deal with the literacy needs of young children, adolescents or adults. Instruction in the MAT program prepares classroom teachers to work effectively and efficiently with students.. The MAT program allows certified teachers to add a Michigan endorsement. Endorsement candidates must complete the coursework and pass the appropriate State of Michigan certification endorsement test before the endorsement can be issued by the State.

Delivery Type: 100% online and on-campus

Credit required/Time to completion: 32 credits

Cost of degree: Tuition rates

Projected National Average Salary: $61,800

Projected National Job Growth: 6.2%

Career opportunities: Prepares teachers to teach reading and language arts more effectively and efficiently in any size classroom setting

Who should apply: Teachers working with the literacy needs of young children, adolescents and adults

Who is hiring OU grads: All school districts in Michigan and more.

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*Data was last reviewed in February 2024. Projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.

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