Mount St. Mary’s University is home to one of Maryland’s only part-time, on-campus Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree. Balance your current career while you pursue your passion to teach.
At the conclusion of your coursework you will be eligible for teaching certification in Maryland. You will also gain hands-on teaching experience during two internships.
The Mount’s program is designed for working adults. Courses are offered one night per week during the academic year and two nights per week during the summer at campuses in Frederick and Emmitsburg. Students can also remote into our classrooms and several courses are online.
The Mount offers NCATE accredited certification tracks in the areas of:
- Elementary education
- Elementary education/special education
- Social studies
- Art education
- Music education
Virtual Open Houses
Learn more about the Division of Continuing Studies programs at our virtual open house series! Gain more information about our programs from our admissions team and program directors.