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 secondary school teachers. Duke undergraduates have the opportunity to earn an elementary school or secondary school teaching license in addition to their bachelor degree.
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?
Average cohort size is fifteen.
Can I study part time?
No. We do not offer a part time option.
How long does it take to complete the program?
How do I apply for financial aid?
For more information
MAT Program Director: Naomi Kraut
(919) 684-4353 phone
(919) 684-4483 fax
Master of Arts in Teaching Program
01 West Duke Building
Durham, NC 27708