Master of Arts in Teaching online

General

Program Description

The USC Rossier School of Education Master of Arts in Teaching online (MAT online) degree program is designed for aspiring K–12 teachers who want to improve student outcomes in their communities.

In the MAT online program at USC, you will:

  • Earn a teaching degree from a top-ranked education school.
  • Attend weekly live online classes, complemented by dynamic self-paced coursework.
  • Hone your teaching skills through field experiences in or near your community.
  • Prepare to earn your teaching credential online wherever you live.

Teacher Credentialing

Earning an MAT degree from USC Rossier prepares you to earn your teaching credential in California.

You may also be eligible to obtain your teaching credential in other states; credential requirements differ from state to state. Make sure to research the requirements in the state in which you reside or intend to practice.

Last updated Aug 2020

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About the School

The mission of the USC Rossier School of Education (pronounced “ross-EAR”) is to prepare leaders to achieve educational equity through practice, research and policy. We work to improve learning opport ... Read More

The mission of the USC Rossier School of Education (pronounced “ross-EAR”) is to prepare leaders to achieve educational equity through practice, research and policy. We work to improve learning opportunities and outcomes in urban settings and to address disparities that affect historically marginalized groups. We teach our students to value and respect the cultural context of the communities in which they work and to interrogate the systems of power that shape policies and practices. Through innovative thinking and research, we strive to solve the most intractable educational problems. Read less