Master of Arts in Teaching

Master of Arts in Teaching with Licensure in Middle School Teaching

When Hybrid programs include both online courses and courses that many meet a few times during the term at RHEC during the evening.
Average Time to Complete 1 ½ to 2 years

About the Program

MBU | Master’s | Hybrid – This program enables students to earn middle education (Gr. 6-8) licensure in the discipline of their choice, English, Math, Science, or History/Social Studies. Our MAT courses are taught by a professor who partners with someone working in the field in their chosen discipline.

Career Paths

  • Middle school teacher
  • Middle school supervisor

Courses & Requirements

38 Credit Hours

Students are immersed in an inquiry approach to teaching. Coursework includes the Foundation of Education, Human development across the lifespan, Behavior Management, Assessment, Characteristics of Exceptionality and Instructional Strategies specific to the discipline of choice. Students must meet Candidacy requirements to take Instructional Strategies.

Cost & Financial Aid

$50 one time registration fee

Graduate: $495 per semester hour

Student Support

We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.

As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:

  • Library collections and services
  • Computer lab with printer/copier
  • Student lounge with high-speed wireless Internet
  • Cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Free parking with a student parking pass

Support resources for Mary Baldwin University students:

Grafton Library

Vantage Point

Academic Resource Center

How to Apply

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