Master's Degree Options

 1. Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) w/ the Preliminary Teaching Credential
     Master of Arts in Teaching 
* This is the “traditional” Dual Degree MA. Your DDTP template reflects
this option, unless indicated otherwise.
* Students are expected to receive their preliminary teaching credential and
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree by the end of their fifth year.
* Students will complete all of the necessary coursework as outlined by their
advisor and reflected in their template.

 
2. Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) w/ the Preliminary Teaching Credential
    Master of Arts in TESOL
* Students will complete IME-638: TESOL Field Project, in lieu of
TEC 619: Master's Field Project.
* Students will complete 3 courses in addition to those required for the MAT.
These courses may only be taken during the graduate year:
IME-632: Structure of American English
IME-630: Teaching English as a Second Language
IME-633: Preparation and Evaluation of ESL Materials
* Note: the time to complete this Master’s option is longer than the traditional MAT!

 

3. Master of Arts in Teaching Reading (MATR) and CTC Reading Certificate w/ the Preliminary Teaching Credential
    Master of Arts in Teaching Reading
* After admission into the graduate program, students will complete an additional 16 units to obtain the Master of Arts in Teaching Reading.
* Note: the time to complete this Master's option is longer than the traditional MAT!

 
4. Master of Arts in Digital Media and Learning (DML) w/ the Preliminary Teaching Credential
    Master of Arts in DML
* After admission into the graduate program, students will complete an additional 15 units to obtain the Master of Arts in Educational Technology.
* Note: the time to complete this Master's option is longer than the traditional MAT!