Skip to Content
Master Of Teaching - Secondary Education Online
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8-week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 50% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Jun 24, 2019
NCATE through CAEP

Take Your Next Steps Towards a Career in Secondary Education with a Master of Arts in Teaching Degree

Do you want to pursue a career in the education field and become a licensed secondary education teacher? Whether your career path has always been set for secondary education, or you are looking to make a career change, Liberty University’s 100% online Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) – Secondary Education online degree program will help you achieve your career goals by setting a clear path for you to obtain your initial teaching licensure. With core courses in learning theory and behavior management, you also will study other key courses in your field of education. Our online secondary education degree will give you the tools you need to help students be successful in their educational journey.

Read More

Why Choose Liberty’s M.A.T. in Secondary Education Online Degree Program?

Liberty University’s 100% online secondary education program has been designed to help integrate your faith and Christian worldview with your professional life. At Liberty University, we strive to live out Christ-like characteristics and to use the power of faith and education to transform people and the world. At Liberty University, not only does our online teaching degree prepare you professionally, but it also prepares you spiritually.

Read More

2018 Best Online Masters Secondary Education Liberty University

What Will You Learn in the Master of Arts in Teaching – Secondary Education?

The online Master of Arts in Teaching will give you a balance of theoretical educational models and hands-on, practical teaching skills. Throughout this program, you will find a core of learning theory, important studies in the historical and philosophical foundations of education, and foundations of exceptionalism in education. You will also learn about critical assessment tools that enable schools to measure student learning and make improvements. Your secondary education track will prepare you to work with grades 6-12 and prepare you with topics like curriculum development and behavior management. 

Read More

Featured Courses

Degree Info
Military Benefits
Potential Careers
Admissions Requirements

Benefits of an Online Teaching Degree

  • By earning your Master of Arts in Teaching – Secondary Education from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in the field.
  • While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we actually lowered our tuition for our Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education programs for the 2018-19 academic year. At $415 per credit hour for full time (at least 9 hours per semester), Liberty University’s M.A.T. online is now available at one of the lowest tuition rates for this degree in the county.

  • Pursuing our online Masters of Arts in Teaching licensure-track may make you eligible for the Federal TEACH Grant.
  • This online teaching degree is NCATE accredited through CAEP.
  • You can achieve your state teaching licensure in less than two years.
  • Because this is an online degree, you will have the opportunity to network with educators from across the country.

Masters of Arts in Teaching Information and Requirements

 Apply Now  Request Info

Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary Education Helpful Links and Information

Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you through every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

  • The discounted tuition rate of $275 per credit hour at part-time
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times

What Career Can You Pursue with a Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary Education?

  • The Secondary Education MAT program is designed to get you into a high school classroom as a licensed teacher!
  • Students may also choose to pursue a dual endorsement. By taking a few extra courses, students can graduate with licensure in secondary education and another endorsement area, such as elementary educationmiddle grades, or special education.
  • For more information about dual endorsements, please contact one of our admissions counselors at (800) 424-9596.

Admission Requirements for Online Graduate Certificate Programs

Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA or above for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admission-related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.