Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to have a teaching license, or education coursework, before applying to the MAT Program?
No. MAT assumes no prior course work in education and does not accept applications from previously licensed teachers.
I want to teach at the elementary and middle school level. Does Duke offer a program for me?
The Duke Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program prepares graduate students for careers as high school teachers. Duke undergraduates have the opportunity to earn an elementary school or secondary school teaching license in addition to their bachelor degree through different programs (ETPP and STPP).
What entrance tests are required?
The GRE general test is required for admission. Find more information here.
How does Duke's MAT program differ from other teacher preparation programs?
How large is the program?
The average cohort size is fifteen students.
Can I study part-time or remotely?
Unfortunately we do not offer part-time or remote options for this program.
How long does it take to complete the program?
How do I apply for financial aid?
MAT Program Director: Alexis Yowell (919) 613-5516
Master of Arts in Teaching Program
01 West Duke Building
Durham, NC 27708
(919) 684-4353 phone
(919) 684-4483 fax