Earn Your Master of Arts in Teaching online From USC Rossier

Change Students’ Lives — In and Out of the Classroom

The Master of Arts in Teaching online (MAT online) program is designed for aspiring K–12 teachers eager to improve student outcomes in their classrooms, communities and cities.

This program prepares students to earn their teaching credential in California. Graduates are eligible to take the California teacher licensing exam.

No GRE Required

Why an MAT online From USC?


The USC Rossier School of Education is ranked No. 12 by U.S. News & World Report.1 The MAT online includes the same rigorous curriculum and admission standards as the on-campus program.

Two Concentrations

Choose from Multiple Subject Teaching (primary school) or Single Subject Teaching (secondary school).

Program Add-Ons

Tailor your MAT online to your interests by pursuing an optional Special Education Credential, Gifted Education Certificate and/or Bilingual Authorization for Spanish in addition to your MAT coursework.

California Teaching Credential

Prepare to earn your teaching credential in California when you earn your MAT online from USC Rossier.

The Trojan Network

USC Rossier online students have access to USC career resources and are welcomed into the Trojan Family, our powerful alumni network of more than 300,000 graduates worldwide.

Become an Effective 21st-Century Educator

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1 Best Education Schools. (2019). U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved October 10, 2019. Return to footnote reference