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

Initial Teacher Licensure Program

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The Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) at Mount Holyoke College is a teacher education licensure program with over 25 licensure areas for aspiring educators with both one- and two-year program options.

With specializations in critical need areas like teaching English language learners and moderate disabilities, candidates in the program can pursue either one or two licenses, in addition to getting a Masters degree.  

Our innovative and high engagement program connects students with alumnae/i and professional learning networks. The curriculum has a strong commitment to social justice and equity, along with a unique collaboration with EL Education. Over 90% of our students are employed in education within a year after graduation.