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Jones at RoseParkMaster 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.

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 skills and knowledge to meet the challenges of today's classrooms
  • An MAT enables you to practice skills under the supervision of mentor teachers and university faculty
  • Start teaching at higher pay: starting salaries for teachers with a Master's Degree in Salt Lake City -area districts are about $ 4,000 higher than for teachers with a bachelor's degree. 

Why Westminster's MAT?

  • An integrated, stream-lined program that can be completed in three semesters
  • A competitive price, including 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.
  • Selected as Program of the Year for 2007 by the Utah Association of Teacher Educators


MAT program overview

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