Earn Your Master of Arts in Teaching Online from Tufts University

Nurture the Talents Children Bring to the Classroom

At the Tufts University Department of Education, we believe that STEM-focused education is an ideal way to harness children’s natural curiosity.

Our online Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program in Elementary Education with a focus on STEM prepares you to learn to listen to and value students’ thinking as you cultivate the perspectives and tools needed to thrive in classrooms across Massachusetts.

This program is available for Massachusetts residents only.¹

Why Choose Tufts’ Online MAT Program?

You will develop your confidence and teaching skills through a combination of live online classes, on-campus immersions, and in-person field placements.

The MAT program allows you to:

  • Pursue a direct path to Massachusetts teacher licensure.
  • Earn your degree in as few as 16 months to start making an impact sooner.
  • Build a diverse network at Tufts University, the #29-ranked national university.²
  • Learn from experienced faculty who build from their own research on learning and teaching in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Make a Bigger Difference for Children in Your Community

Turn your talents into a teaching career. Learn more about Tufts’ online MAT program today.

¹ The online MAT program in Elementary STEM is open to Massachusetts residents only at this time. The online MAT in Elementary STEM is currently approved with conditions by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). For more information, visit our Teacher Certification page at http://educationonline.as.tufts.edu/legal/teacher-certification/.

² Ranked by U.S. News & World Report for 2020, https://www.usnews.com/best-colleges/tufts-university-2219/overall-rankings (accessed September 2019)