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Military Master of Arts in Teaching

Earn your teaching license and master's degree online from one of the nation's top college of education for military personnel and veterans.

As the No. 1 best college for your money in North Carolina and one of the best colleges for military personnel and veterans in the nation, we offer an affordable pathway to becoming a teacher through our accelerated teaching licensure program, which offers a 100% online option.

Earn both an initial teaching license and a master’s degree from North Carolina’s leading college of education, and be prepared to teach in K-12 schools and in the content area of your choice.


College for Veterans in the U.S.


College for Your Money in N.C.

Top 10

Ranked Military Friendly School

U.S. News & World Report, Money Magazine and Military Friendly

Why NC State’s College of Education?

Military and Veteran Services

NC State proudly welcomes our nation’s veterans and military families. Our military-friendly university is a top-ranked institution for veterans. We offer support and services for military personnel, veterans and their families to help them succeed and achieve their personal and professional goals.

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With the American flag in the background, the mid adult army vet smiles proudly for the camera.

Did You Know?

The state of North Carolina will recognize every year of military leadership you have as work experience, which means you can enter the public schools at a higher income rate.

The MAT program prepared me for my current role as a social studies teacher in the Franklin County Public School System by providing coursework designed to develop my ability to teach secondary age students and by providing coursework designed to increase my content knowledge.

Max Hollingsworth

Max Hollingsworth ’20MAT

Secondary Social Studies | Retired United States Army Sergeant