Teaching Master's Program with Credential – Concentration in Catholic Education

Preparing effective teachers for Catholic education.

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with a concentration in Catholic Education is designed for students who wish to pursue their teaching careers in Catholic schools and to hone their skills in classroom teaching.

Your Teacher Education Experience

  • Curriculum is designed to integrate academic coursework with field experience.
  • Programs prepare graduates to assume leadership roles in both public and private schools.
  • Students work closely with the teacher education faculty, who are committed to social justice and community.
  • Our classes are small compared with other teacher education programs. Completion of the teaching credential and Master of Arts in Teaching is typically 3 to 4 semesters. Students enrolled in our other master's programs will need more time to complete all requirements.

Program Learning Outcomes

Learn what skills and training students will have acquired upon completion of this degree. 

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It was a privileged experience to share classes with gifted, committed, and dynamic Catholic school educators, who were not only fellow students and professors, but became valued friends throughout the course. – Thomas Renshaw SJ, former Rector of Xavier College, Melbourne, Australia