Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science, and Master of Arts Degree ProgramsOur master’s degree programs in Education were developed specifically for students who aspire to be among the best secondary school teachers in their field. Our graduate students master both their area of academic concentration and a variety of teaching methods.
The MAT program also is a good fit for students who have attained Initial Certification as undergraduates and are pursuing the master’s required for Professional Certification. The program provides these students with advanced teaching skills and additional classroom experience under the guidance of master teachers. Learn More
Union College undergraduates who wish to enter teaching as a profession. Students with a good GPA complete two MAT prerequisites as part of their undergraduate coursework. They earn their bachelor’s degree from Union College as seniors in June and begin the full-time MAT program immediately after graduation. Students typically complete the program in one calendar year. Courses that double-count as undergraduate and graduate courses are available to Union College graduates for up to five years after graduation. Learn More
The MA program also is designed for individuals seeking a master’s degree in an academic discipline for professional reasons (such as private school teaching or library, museum, or research work), and for individuals who are preparing for doctoral study. Learn More
- Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Arts in English
- Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Arts in History
- Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Arts in English & History
- Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Science in Mathematics, Science & Technology
Students typically attend part-time and complete the program in two to three calendar years. Full-time students can complete the program in one calendar year.
Graduate school academic concentrations include but are not limited to: Biology, Chemistry, Chinese, English, French, Geology (Earth Science), German, Greek, History (Social Studies), Latin, Mathematics, Physics, Political Science (Social Studies), Technology and Spanish.