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Master’s Program

Teach What You Love: Earn a Master of Arts In Teaching in One Year

Want to be a great teacher and teach what you love to study?

Enroll in Randolph College’s Master of Arts in Teaching program for one year of intense and engaging study.

The expertise you gained when you earned your Bachelor’s degree can help you launch an exciting career in teaching. You may now use that passion to teach at the elementary or secondary level.

Randolph College’s Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) is nationally-accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and approved through the Virginia Department of Education.

One-Year Pathway

The M.A.T. degree is an affordable graduate, hands-on program that prepares  you to teach in one year: May-to-May or August-to-August. Qualified teachers are in high demand. Join the Randolph College M.A.T. program today.

Excellent Instruction

Learn to teach through authentic experiences in schools and on campus taught by experienced and qualified faculty. The Randolph faculty are knowledgeable about contemporary research on teaching, learning, and student achievement in grades Pre-K-12. Learn effective instructional strategies during course work and multiple field based experiences.

99% job placement

The reputation of the Randolph College M.A.T. degree program is well known throughout the local school divisions and throughout the state. Many of our M.A.T. graduates are offered positions during or just before they complete the program!

Randolph M.A.T. graduates are leaders in their schools and exemplify excellence

Randolph M.A.T.-trained teachers, such as Caitlin Unterman ’12, MAT ‘13, have won awards and recognition for their work in classrooms. Each year, Virginia recognizes Teachers of Promise from each college/university. Randolph College consistently nominates qualified candidates who are awarded the medal at a ceremony in Richmond.

Learn More

Fill out the M.A.T. interest form, contact Cam Shepherd at 434-947-8100 or Dr. Peggy Schimmoeller at 434-947-8505, or send us an e-mail.


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