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Online Master's in Teaching Degree 

Do you want to begin—or advance—your career in teaching? Find your way to classroom success with University of the Cumberland’s online MAT degree program. Our affordable online Master of Arts in Teaching program is designed for those who desire to enter the teaching field and impact the lives of students in schools and communities around the world. Our M.A. in teaching provides aspiring teachers with state licensure and builds a foundation of knowledge and experience that will help candidates excel in today’s classrooms.

The MAT online degree provides a supportive and collaborative online learning environment. The nature of the online MAT degree program, in combination with our exceptional faculty, allows the delivery of a broad and robust knowledge base in pedagogy and instruction.

As you progress through one of UC’s Master's in teaching programs, subsequent courses focus on the application of instruction through field experience in your locality. This blending of core curriculum and local field experience allows you to complete your online MAT programs from anywhere.


The master's in teaching online degree program offers concentrations in the following areas, with multiple emphasis areas available for more specialized knowledge:

  • Elementary Education (P-5)
  • Middle School Education (5-9): English, Math, Science, or Social Studies
  • Secondary Education (8-12): English, Math, Social Studies, Physics, Earth Science, Biology, or Chemistry
  • All Grades (P-12): Health, PE, Music, or Art
  • Business and Marketing (5-12)
  • Special Education–Learning & Behavior Disorders (LBD) – (P-12)

Certification Areas

Certification is provided for the state of Kentucky through the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB). Out-of-state candidates need to contact their state’s certification office for reciprocity details.

View a list of states that accept certifications from Kentucky.

Earn your Master of Arts in Teaching degree online today from University of the Cumberlands. Call 855.791.7201 or simply fill out the form on this page to learn more about UC's online graduate degree programs in education.

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