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Master of Arts in Teaching

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Program Overview

The Master of Arts in Teaching is a 30 hour program that includes 24 hours of core course work and 6 hours of field experience. Six additional graduate hours are required in place of internship, for those who choose student teaching for their field experience. A graduate research project must be completed during the research courses, CIED 5370 and CIED 5085.

Applicants interested in pursuing Masters of Arts in Teaching should contact the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at (936) 294-1129 or masterci@shsu.edu for more information.

The Master of Arts in Teaching program at Sam Houston State University is fully accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the State Board of Education Certification through the Texas Accountability System for Educator Preparation Program.

Program Breakdown
Degree Type Master of Arts (M.A)
Length 30 Credit Hours
Enrollment Fall, Spring, Summer
Tuition/Costs Rates Per Semester

Academic Advisors

Dr. Jaime Coyne & Dr. Mae Lane


Priority Deadlines

  • Fall Term: April 1
  • Spring Term: October 15
  • Summer Term: April 1

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