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Education MAT – English Education Emphasis

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An Online English-Centered Master's for Secondary Educators

The Education Master of Arts in Teaching – English Education Emphasis program is designed for students who want a master’s degree that allows them to focus on both English content and education. The program is tailored to students who want to not only earn an advanced degree in the discipline of English, and also want to apply their knowledge of English to a teaching career in a secondary or postsecondary classroom. Thus, students will work closely with both English and Education faculty to accomplish the goals of this dual-focused program.

Strengths of this program include:

  • Practical teaching strategies: courses in the program offer both theory and practical teaching strategies.
  • Flexibility and convenience: you can start this online program any term, and take as many or as few courses as you like. Many students will finish in about two years, but you can finish faster or take up to five years.

A Degree from the Leader in Teacher Education

Your degree from UNC will also be a major advantage in the job market. Because of UNC’s long history as educators of educators, our faculty have a tremendous network of alumni and connections within the field, which provides our students with advantages and opportunities before and after graduation.

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Credits Required:
Time to Completion:
2 years (depending on your enrollment preferences)
$495/credit hour

Delivery Options:

Program Coordinator:

Jeri Kraver, PhD


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