Earn your Master of Arts in Teaching

When you enroll in one of Carroll University’s Hyflex Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) programs not only will you be prepared to become a licensed educator, you will also possess the in-demand skills school districts are looking for so you are job-ready after graduation.

Our HYFLEX (Online / in person) programs provide dual certification in either elementary and special education, or secondary and English as a second language education. Whether you’re looking to change professions, are a recent graduate whose professional ambitions have shifted, or a teaching assistant looking to become a fully-licensed educator, you’ll be equipped to immediately transition into a rewarding career in your own classroom.

Our program recognizes that educators occupy a central and critical role in our many diverse, vibrant communities. At Carroll, you’ll benefit from a truly deep and experiential approach to this ever-changing field. We have the resources and partnerships to get your career off to a running start and the commitment to keep it moving forward.

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Why Choose Carroll?

  • Hyflex options- meet in person or online 
  • Only one weekend a month required in class
  • Complete your coursework online when convenient for you
  • Fast track to a new career in just 17 months
  • Added value includes master’s degree and dual licensure
  • Locked-in, per semester tuition rates
  • Flexible combination of in-class and online learning
  • Cohort model builds a supportive learning community
  • Potential to get paid for valuable, real world student teaching experience

Find your Fit

Elementary and Special Education
You'll graduate prepared to teach grades K-9 (general education) or grades K-12 (special education).

Secondary and English as a Second Language (ESL)
Carroll offers licensure categories in seven secondary content areas (grades 4-12). If you hold a bachelor's degree in Art, English and Language Arts, Mathematics, Physical Education, Science, Social Studies, Spanish or a related area, you'll graduate prepared to teach the specific subject and also be licensed as a K-12 ESL teacher.

Allison Marx

Mathematics and Science Teacher

"Through a flexible blend of online coursework and monthly sessions, Carroll's MAT program is designed to inherently foster strong bonds between both peers and professors. The supportive atmosphere truly empowered me to enhance my expertise and strengthen my career."


Master of Teaching graduate student

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