Western Michigan University's Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) program is designed for individuals who have an undergraduate or graduate degree in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics related field and wish to become middle or high school mathematics or science teachers.
Candidates may earn certification in biology, chemistry, earth science, physics or mathematics.
This cohorted program prepares candidates for initial teacher certification in 15 months, and includes a 9 month internship in a middle or high school setting. The cohort size is limited to 25 candidates per discipline. The next cohort will start in May 2016. Applications for the 2016 cohort will be accepted until March 15, 2016.
The Master of Arts in Teaching is designed to develop the knowledge and skill of reflective practitioners for a variety of educational settings.