Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Furman’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) offers a cross-discipline approach that will enhance your critical thinking skills and teach you how to communicate effectively with other teachers and school administrators, our program will prepare you to work in a specialized area where quality teachers are in high demand.

Launching Careers in Education

Have you ever thought about becoming a teacher?
Furman’s expedient Master of Arts in Teaching will prepare you to succeed in today’s classroom and put you on your way to becoming a full-time teacher with a Master’s degree in one year.

Community Engaged Learning

Furman understands that a successful career in teaching begins with a deep understanding and appreciation for the community. Working with our district partners allows us to give our students classroom experience like no one else.

A History of Excellence in Education

Our instructors bring a wealth of experience to the Master of Arts in Teaching program, providing pedagogical approaches for interactive, dialogical learning with relevant, scenario-based examples.

Building Our Future Through Education

Our communities need leaders today who recognize their destiny as the educators of the leaders of tomorrow. Answer the call and inspire future generations of students to excellence.

Student Testimonial: Teacher-Intern Caroline Terry

Student intern Caroline Terry discusses her teaching internship and how Furman mentors have shaped her into being the best teacher that she can be.