Print Logo
  • Much more about you

    Master of Arts in Teaching

  • Much more flexible

    Master of Arts in Teaching

  • Much more than program

    Master of Arts in Teaching

MSU Home :: Academics :: Middle Grades and Secondary Education, Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Middle Grades and Secondary Education, Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Program Info
The Master of Arts in Teaching program is an alternative teacher certification program. Completion of MAT results in a Master’s Degree and a Kentucky teaching certification. The program is designed for individuals who have earned an undergraduate degree in a certification content area or closely related field.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools - SACS

Morehead State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges  

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

NCATE is the profession’s mechanism to help establish high quality teacher preparation.

Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board

The Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) is responsible for issuing and renewing certificates for all Kentucky teachers and administrators.

A Master’s Degree with a Professional Certification is the end result of successful completion of Praxis Exams and the 36 hour program.

Approved areas of teacher certification include:

  • Middle grade – Math, Science, Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Secondary – Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, Earth Science, Chemistry, Biology, Physics
  • P-12 Certification – Spanish, French

Admission Requirements include:

  • An undergraduate degree in a content certification or closely related area (transcript will be evaluated by an MAT Coordinator)
  • A grade point average of 2.75

Successful completion of the following pre-professional skills assessments tests administered by the Educational Testing Service :



MAT Office, 601 Ginger Hall

MAT Email:

Primary Phone: 606.783.9504
Primary Phone:

E-mail: Duane Lambert

© Copyright 2014 Morehead State University - 150 University Blvd. Morehead, KY 40351 • 1.800.585.6781
MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity, educational institution.