Master of Arts

Down Arrow Icon


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.

Schedule a Call or Request Information

Apply Now

Professional Licensure Disclosure

Enroll in Classes

Schedule a call with an admissions counselor to learn more about the teaching program. 

Next, start your application and get accepted.  

Study Teaching

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.


According to a survey conducted by the JBU Career Development Center for 2018-2019 graduates, 91% of graduate students landed within 6 months of graduation.*

*landed: employed, grad school, volunteer, or military

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.

JBU Blocked Text

Benefits of JBU's Teaching program


Receive one-on-one support from professors through smaller class sizes.

Able to work full-time while earning your degree with evening courses, synchronous, and online courses. 

Gain expertise from faculty who have years of experience in the field. 

Graduate feeling equipped to honor God and serve others by studying teaching from a biblical worldview.

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