Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) Graduate Program

Sweet Briar College

The Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) is a five year program for Sweet Briar undergraduates who are pursuing one of three licensure options. The program often requires education classes in order to meet state license requirements, it emphasizes advanced coursework in a specific academic discipline to enhance one's knowledge in that subject area. Furthermore, it focuses on educating the candidate in practical teaching skills for use as a teacher as opposed to focusing on performing research in the educational field.