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Our Master of Arts in Teaching program will prepare students to succeed in the classroom with the skills and tools needed to become effective K-12 teachers. This program is accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC).

This cohort-based program provides students with an excellent professional foundation, combining explorations of theory with practical application. Employing the scholar-practitioner model of professional training, our hands-on classroom experience is paired with rigorous coursework through face-to-face and online instruction and culminates with a capstone experience in place of a thesis. Students will pursue a multiple or single subject preliminary teaching credential in conjunction with their degree.

As a Pepperdine student, you will receive personalized support for your academic development and personal growth.

Access to major-university resources at the #46-ranked university in the US*

Cohort model designed for strong peer support and lifelong professional relationships.

Small class sizes providing a supportive learning environment and meaningful student-faculty interactions.

Complete 30 credits in approximately 11 months

* U.S. News & Report, Best Colleges Rankings, National Universities