Master of Arts in Teaching

Students in the Master of Arts in Teaching program benefit from extensive field experience in local partnership schools. They teach for two full semesters supervised by experts, setting SOE’s program apart. This experience exposes them to leaders in educational thought and practice, and imbues their training with the prestige that can only come from Johns Hopkins.

Go beyond basic certification training. Be a leader in the classroom and beyond. Find out why people who hire our graduates say Johns Hopkins School of Education MAT grads in their first year of teaching look more like experienced teachers.

Explore the range of enrollment options offered by the Johns Hopkins School of Education Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program, including part-time, full-time, and specialty partnership programs such as the Baltimore Education Fellows or Montgomery County Public Schools partnership.

Contact Us

Faculty Contacts:

Academic Coordinator:

  • Liesl McNeal
    410-516-9759
    lmcneal@jhu.edu

SOE ALUMNI PROFILE – REBECCA PENNIMAN ‘16

KEY PROGRAM COMPONENTS

GET DEEP EXPERIENCE

The School of Education MAT includes three separate K-12 field experiences, with opportunities to work with general education students, as well as English-language learners, gifted, and special education students. Our partnership schools are crucial training grounds for our candidates who assume the responsibilities of teachers as they earn a degree.

MAKE INNOVATION A HABIT

Every School of Education MAT candidate builds a digital portfolio throughout the course of their enrollment. The result—our graduates are prepared to innovate as teachers and leaders from day one.

JOIN LEADERS IN THE FIELD OF EDUCATION

When school systems, policy-makers, and government agencies need expert advice about the education field, they call the School of Education. Explore opportunities to engage with SOE thought leaders through events, conferences, and presentations that explore the very latest advances in education theory and practice.

GET PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

Endorsed by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, the program leads to Maryland certification with reciprocity in 38 states. All faculty have had K-12 classroom experience, and career services support networking and recruitment.

MAT ENROLLMENT OPTIONS

Learn more about requirements, coursework, certifications, and outcomes associated with the Johns Hopkins School of Education MAT enrollment option of your choice:

FULL-TIME SPECIALTY PARTNERSHIP OPTIONS

For those who qualify, the Johns Hopkins School of Education offers partnership-based special enrollment options that include full or partial tuition support for the MAT program.

Learn more about:

  • Baltimore Education Fellows: the full-tuition fellowship program is open to recent graduates of JHU’s Krieger School of Arts and Sciences committed to elementary education certification with an emphasis on Baltimore City Schools internship experiences.
  • Montgomery County Partnership Master of Arts in Teaching: the partial-tuition partnership for secondary STEM teachers requires a commitment to two years of teaching in Montgomery County (Maryland) Schools after graduation, and requires full-time internship as a long-term substitute with MCPS.