Inside USC Rossier Blog


My surprise? The overall quality of the MAT@USC and the Rossier School of Education.

When I applied and began my coursework I found out how outstanding the University of Southern California’s College of Education really was. I was amazed to discover that the college has been around for one-hundred years, it has been named as one the top 25 colleges for...

What has surprised you most about the MAT@USC program?

The technology!!!  Since I am very technologically illiterate, I was expecting the online masters in education program to be somewhat difficult to navigate.  However, I have found it extremely easy to use and new features are being added weekly.  For example, I can comment under...

My Journey with USC

My name is Laurel, welcome to my USC blog!  I live in sunny San Diego, CA. and am working on my Master’s in Teaching as a student in the MAT@USC delivered online.  I have a dog who aside from school work consumes most of my time!  I am thrilled about this journey...

What Brought Me To Teaching

My favorite teacher coincidentally happens to be the person who inspired me to get my masters in education. He was my high school AP Physics teacher, but to me he was far more than that. His name was Mr. Burrows. He taught my oldest brother, who is twelve years older...

My Journey to the MAT@USC, or Why I love History

My name is Haley Hiatt and I am SO excited to part of the master of arts in teaching program!  I have always LOVED history since I was in elementary school.  I would like to share 2 experiences about why I have a passion for history and want to incorporate it into my future...

Dean Karen Symms Gallagher on Teach For America

Dean Karen Symms Gallagher’s calls for Teach for America, teachers not necessarily with masters in education, to be held...