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Changing the world starts in the classroom.

Teaching is more than a job—it's a calling. Teachers have the opportunity to influence our future leaders, helpers, and world-changers. If you're wanting to make an impact through a meaningful career in teaching, JBU can help you get there.

JBU's Master of Arts in Teaching program provides the skills and classroom experience you need to obtain an Arkansas teaching license for secondary education (grades 7-12). This is an excellent option if you didn't major in education as an undergraduate student, but have at least 18 credit hours in a specific content area.

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Program Length
The M.A.T. is a 36-hour program and can be completed in approximately two years. An additional semester is required of MAT students in order to complete their internship. 

Course Format
Graduate Education programs at JBU are offered in a hybrid format—half of your class sessions are completely online; the other half can be attended either face-to-face OR you can log in to attend online during class time. All face-to-face classes meet at the JBU Rogers Center.

Ranked a Best Value ITP Master's Program

"With one of the most affordable tuition rates among the private universities in Arkansas that maintain high admission standards, John Brown easily earns its place on our list of EPPs offering the Best Value ITP Master’s Programs for 2019-20!"

- Teacher.org