Master of Arts in Teaching

Montclair State University’s Teacher Education Program is one of the most highly regarded teacher preparation programs in the country. It has been consistently recognized both nationally and internationally for its unique features, including its structure, partnerships and curricular emphases. The program is considered a model for other colleges and universities and has continuously been accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) since 1954. The mission of our program is to empower our graduates with the knowledge, expertise and professional skills needed to become outstanding beginning teachers. The program’s professional course sequence and clinical field experiences emphasize teaching for critical thinking and preparing P-12 students to participate as citizens in a democracy.

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Main Concentrations

MAT, Art Concentration

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MAT, Biological Science Concentration

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MAT, Chemistry Concentration

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MAT, Early Childhood Education (Preschool through Grade 3) Concentration

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MAT, Earth Science Concentration

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MAT, Elementary Education (K-6) Concentration

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MAT, English Concentration

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MAT, English as a Second Language Concentration

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MAT, French Concentration

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MAT, Health and Physical Education Concentration

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MAT, Mathematics Concentration

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MAT, Music Concentration

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MAT, Physical Education Concentration

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MAT, Physical Science Concentration

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MAT, Social Studies Concentration

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MAT, Spanish Concentration

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MAT, Science/Mathematics (Urban Teacher Residency Program)

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Dual Certification: Teacher of Students with Disabilities

These programs prepare students in a subject area and in special education, leading to a Master of Arts, teacher certification in a subject area, and Teacher of Students with Disabilities.

MAT, Art Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

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MAT, Biological Science Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

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MAT, Chemistry Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

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MAT, Early Childhood Education (Preschool through Grade 3) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

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MAT, Earth Science Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

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MAT, Elementary Education (K-6) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

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MAT, English Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

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MAT, English as a Second Language Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

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MAT, French Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

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MAT, Health and Physical Education Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

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MAT, Mathematics Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

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MAT, Music Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

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MAT, Physical Education Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

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MAT, Physical Science Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

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MAT, Social Studies Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

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MAT, Spanish Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

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MAT, Urban Teacher Residency Program for Preschool through Grade 3 and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

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Combined Bachelor's/Master's Programs

Montclair State University offers accelerated five-year teacher education tracks that will earn you a Bachelor’s degree, Master of Arts in Teaching, teacher certification in Early Childhood Education, or Elementary Education (or a content area) and certification in Teacher of Students with Disabilities (special education).

MAT, Art Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (Combined BA/MAT)

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MAT, Biological Science Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (Combined BS/MAT)

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MAT, Chemistry Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (Combined BS/MAT)

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MAT, Early Childhood Education (Preschool through Grade 3) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (Combined BA/MAT)

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MAT, Earth Science Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (Combined BS/MAT)

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MAT, Elementary Education Concentration (K-6) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (Combined BA/MAT)

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MAT, English Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (Combined BA/MAT)

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MAT, English as a Second Language Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (Combined BA/MAT)

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MAT, French Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (Combined BA/MAT)

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MAT, Health and Physical Education Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (Combined BS/MAT)

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MAT, Mathematics Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (Combined BS/MAT)

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MAT, Music Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (Combined BMus/MAT)

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MAT, Physical Science Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (Combined BS/MAT)

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MAT, Spanish Concentration and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (Combined BA/MAT)

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