Master of Arts in Teaching

If you’ve already earned a bachelor’s degree and are now feeling the call to teach, the MAT provides a path for teaching licensure.

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Experienced Faculty

Three Reasons to Study Master of Arts in Teaching at JBU

Reason #1

Experienced Faculty

At JBU, you’ll learn from men and women who have extensive academic training and classroom experience.

Education Beyond the Classroom

Three Reasons to Study Master of Arts in Teaching at JBU

Reason #2

Education Beyond the Classroom

Rich experiences like international trips to Ireland or Guatemala help you to expand your context and consider education in a different light.

Unique Focus on Christian Values

Three Reasons to Study Master of Arts in Teaching at JBU

Reason #3

Unique Focus on Christian Values

At JBU, we believe in education of the whole person – head, heart, hand. All of our courses are taught from a Christian worldview, with faculty who are committed to the academic and spiritual growth of our students.

Kim Murie

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Kim Murie

Assistant Professor of Teacher Education

Murie taught high school science for over a decade and now enjoys helping others get started on their adventure as educators.

Ph.D., University of Arkansas
M.A., University of Arkansas
B.S., University of Arkansas

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Connie Matchell

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Connie Matchell

Professor of Teacher Education

With 31 years of experience, Matchell brings her passion for teaching as the Head of the Department of Education.

Ed.D., Harding University
M.Ed., University of Arkansas
B.S.E., John Brown University

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Adria Trombley

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Adria Trombley

Assistant Professor of Teacher Education

Trombley taught elementary school before spending six years as an Academic Literacy and Social Studies Facilitator. She has extensive training in Literacy, Special Education, ESOL and Cooperative Learning.

M.Ed., John Brown University
B.S., Missouri Southern State University

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