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Master's in Teaching Degree Requirements

University of the Cumberlands provides a wide array of online MAT offerings. The online curriculum and teaching degree requirements for each program may be viewed by following the links below.

A maximum of nine (9) hours of graduate credit may be transferred from an accredited institution of higher learning and applied to an Online Master's in Teaching Degree program provided such credit meets the appropriate degree requirements of the University of the Cumberlands. All transfer credit must be approved prior to enrollment by the Registrar, by the Chair of the Department of Education, and by the student’s advisor.

Middle School Education (5-9) - 33-36 Credit Hours Required

Area Of Specialization: 3 hours for each area (Candidates may choose to specialize in one OR two content areas.)

1.    Candidates must have a major or 30 hours in a single content area within that specialization for one specialty area or 24-27 hours in each of two specialty areas. 
2.    Additional graduate or undergraduate hours may be required of the candidate. 
3.    The decision regarding the requirement of additional coursework will be made by the Chair of Graduate Education during the admissions process.

For a full list of course offerings or more program specific information, visit our Academic Catalog page.