Master of Arts in Teaching

Earn a graduate degree and teaching license in one year.

Choose from many teaching areas

The MAT degree program provides highly qualified, bachelor-degree holders with an opportunity to earn a Master’s degree and a North Carolina teaching license in one of 11 concentrations:

  • Art Education
  • Elementary Education
  • English Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Education
  • Hispanic Studies
  • History Education
  • Middle Grades Education
  • Music Education
  • Physical Education
  • Science Education
  • Special Education


One year to licensure

The full-time program is designed to be completed in twelve months, beginning in the summer and finishing the following summer.


Real-world experience

Each MAT candidate spends spring semester in a full-time internship working with a certified, ECU-trained clinical teacher and university supervisor.


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