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Master of Arts in Teaching

Teaching is an exciting and rewarding profession and teachers need to be well-prepared for the challenges of today’s classrooms. Westminster’s Master of Arts in Teaching degree provides that preparation in a high-quality, rigorous, and stream-lined program.

 Who is the Program for?

 The Master of Arts in Teaching degree is ideal for those who have completed a bachelor's degree and want to teach at the Kindergarten to 12th grade levels. 

Why earn an MAT?

An MAT prepares you with the skills and knowledge to meet the challenges of today's classrooms.

You will practice skills under the supervision of university professors.

Starting salaries for teachers with a Master's Degree in the Salt Lake City area are about $ 4,000 higher than for teachers with a bachelor's degree. 

 Why earn an MAT at Westminster?

  • An integrated, stream-lined program that can be completed in four semesters

  • A competitive price which includes tuition and a travel seminar

  • Early and frequent hands-on experience in public school classrooms prior to student teaching

  • Supervision by Westminster faculty members

  • High placement rate for our graduates

  • Small class sizes and active teaching methods

  • Unique approach using student's Funds of Knowledge

  • Travel seminar that enhances teaching in multiple ways. Travel destination is determined the semester prior to travel and has included Mexico, Nicaragua, and the Navajo Nation.


MAT program overview

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