The Master of Arts in Teaching Program provides talented liberal arts college graduates with a challenging program of study within their academic discipline while preparing them for careers as high school teachers. The Program is open to students with undergraduate majors in English, mathematics, social studies, and the sciences. MAT combines graduate level work in the teaching field with education courses and a two-semester internship under the direction of carefully selected and trained mentor teachers in Durham's public high schools.
The objectives of the Master of Arts in Teaching Program at Duke are to
* Attract exceptionally well-qualified candidates with strong liberal arts backgrounds into the teaching profession;
* Provide students further depth in the teaching discipline through graduate work in the field;
* Impart to students the skills and professional knowledge needed to teach the subject to diverse students; and
* Enable students to diagnose and solve problems of teaching and learning by teaching them the skills of reflection and analysis.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
call (919) 684-4353 or
address e-mail to: MAT-Program@duke.edu