Our Master of Arts in Education degree is the one you want as a professional educator.

a grad ed student participates in the discussion in classThe Master of Arts in Education in Elementary Education, like the M.A.T. degree, prepares you for a Standard Professional 2 (SP2) Educator’s License to teach elementary education in North Carolina. The major difference between an M.A.Ed. and M.A.T. degree is that the M.A.Ed. degree is designed for those who already have an undergraduate degree in education or a current teaching license.

Advance Your Teaching Career

If you want to advance your career, you can earn a master’s degree by taking 30 hours of courses on the Wingate University – Ballantyne campus. Our courses are designed to keep you current with standards within the world of education, including:

  • Content and Curriculum Expertise
  • Curriculum Decision-Making
  • Respectful Educational Environments
  • Student Learning
  • Teaching Problem Solving and Quantitative Reasoning

The entire program offers you opportunities to learn practical skills to make you a more effective teacher. But don’t worry that you’re too busy to earn a master’s degree: you have up to five years from the time you’re accepted into the program to complete it.

It’s Within Reach

Submit a copy of your teaching license and complete the other admission requirements to be considered for the program. When you’re ready, apply for the program or contact us for more information. We’ll help you achieve your goals to advance in the profession.