Top Master in Teaching Programs

Top universities and colleges offering the Masters in Teaching degree programs:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC)
- The Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) program is for those who are seeking initial licensure as teachers. All courses in the M.A.T. program are designed specifically for meeting the needs of students in this program and the standards for NC teaching licensure at the master's level.
- The UNC School of Education is ranked in the top 15 percent nationwide. U.S. News & World Report ranked the School of Education 30th among the public and private schools of education across the nation that were included in the ranking (2011).

University of Pittsburgh
- The School of Education offers the Master of Arts in Teaching Program (MAT) to give students a complete school-year internship (with intern certificate) while taking course work at the university in methods of teaching.
- The University of Pittsburgh is ranked 23rd nationally in the USNWR Best Education Programs Ranking 2011.

Columbia College
- The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree program can be completed entirely online, whether applying directly through a Nationwide Campus, the Home Campus or through the Online Campus.
- The College has been named a 2010 Best Midwestern College by The Princeton Review, and GetEducated.com designated Columbia College as a “Best Buy”.

Towson University
- The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program is designed for candidates without formal training in the field of education who wish to enter the teaching profession. Graduates will be eligible for initial teacher certification within the General Education Tracks of Early Childhood (ECED), Elementary (ELED), or Secondary Education (SCED).
- The University's graduate programs in education have been ranked in the 2011 education rankings of U.S. News & World Report.

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