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Master of Arts in Teaching

Do you already have a bachelor's degree and want to become a teacher? Complete both your initial teaching license and master's degree through the NC State College of Education's accelerated teaching licensure program. Apply by July 15 to start classes in Fall 2018.

Change Lives. Change the World.
Be a Teacher.

Whatever your bachelor’s degree, background and interests, we have an accelerated teaching licensure program that will prepare you to make a difference in the lives of your students from your first day in the classroom.

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When you join the NC State College of Education, you join the best teacher preparation program in North Carolina.


Performing Teaching Alumni on Overall Statewide Measures


Percentage Passage Rate on State Licensing Exams

Top 12%

Among 385 Graduate Education Programs in N.C.

More Reasons Why to Choose NC State College of Education

Our Master of Arts in Teaching program meets your needs so you can meet the needs of your future students.

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You can take courses online, in-person in the evening, and through a mix of face-to-face and online courses.

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You can earn both your initial teaching licensure and a master's degree in less than a 1½ year.

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Your courses blend practice and theory to ensure  you're ready for the challenges and opportunities you will face in your classroom.

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You can complete a program for less than $12,000 if you're a North Carolina resident.