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Read more about the Fall 2020 plan and safety protocols. COVID-19 updates can be found on the Coronavirus Information page.

Master of Arts in Teaching

Master of Arts in Teaching (online)

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) is an online program with a focus on social justice, multiculturalism, and action research.  The program is designed for credentialed, practicing teachers working in diverse classrooms and is nationally recognized as an exemplary online graduate program.

Degree Benefits 

  • Assist practicing teachers to implement equity-oriented practices informed by action research
  • Become a school PLC leader
  • Become a school curriculum and technology consultant
  • Become a community college faculty

Each year, a new cohort of teachers begins this 3-semester (fall-spring-fall) master's program.  You may be eligible to transfer up to 9 units of post-baccalaureate credential coursework or graduate coursework from an accredited university program. For this graduate program's culminating experience, students have the choice of a project, a comprehensive exam, or a thesis. Learn more about the curriculum here.

There is one face-to-face meeting in the MAT program. This mandatory orientation for Cohort 16 beginning Fall 2020 is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, August 15, 2020 on the Fresno State campus. People out of state may attend the orientation via Zoom.

Alumni Testimonial

Meet graduate Dr. Chris Vieira.