Earn a Master of Arts in Teaching from Pepperdine
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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