Earn Your Master of Arts in Teaching online From USC Rossier

Change Students’ Lives — In and Out of the Classroom

The world is increasingly going online. We prepare teachers to effectively teach in today's world and find solutions to the challenges that today's world demands.

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 preliminary 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. 11 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).

Customize Your MAT

Tailor your MAT to your interests by pursuing an optional California Education Specialist Credential or California Bilingual Authorization in Spanish. There are no additional units required, but you must complete additional exams and fieldwork. You can also pursue a Gifted Education Certificate by completing 4 units of additional coursework.

California Teaching Credential

Prepare to earn your preliminary 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 425,000 graduates worldwide.

Become an Effective 21st-Century Educator

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1 Best Education Schools. (2021). U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved December 14, 2020. Return to footnote reference