Is the UCI Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with Teaching Credential Program a good fit for me?
how long is the program?
Which teaching credentials does the MAT Program prepare students for?
Can I earn a teaching credential without earning a Master of Arts in Teaching?
What are the benefits of earning a teaching credential and master’s degree at the same time?
How many quarter units do students take? (most district pay schedules are based on graduate semester units)
Do I have to find my own student teaching placement?
How much time do I need to devote to fieldwork and student teaching?
When are UCI classes held?
how big are mat classes?
Will i have time to work part or full time while enrolled in the program?
what are the benefits of a cohort model?
What are the benefits of co-teaching during the student teaching experience?
What does the MAT Single Subject Program offer?
which secondary teaching credentials are offered?
How does the program prepare me to teach in my chosen content area?
Can I receive my teaching credential in more than one subject matter discipline?
How are fieldwork placements arranged?
Will the program prepare me for the teacher performance Assessment (edtpa)?
What does the MAT Multiple Subject Program offer?
What grade level(s) will I work with?
Is the UCI curriculum aligned with Common Core?
I’m bilingual. Are there placements in dual immersion schools?
Will the program prepare me for the reading instruction competence assessment (rica) the Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA)?
How will the program prepare me for the job market?
what is the current job market like?
when will we be able to start applying for teaching jobs?
where are most teaching jobs advertised?
what help is available to prepare me for the job market?
What is the cost of the program and is there financial aid available?
How much will the program cost me?
How can I apply for financial aid?
Does the School of Education provide scholarships?
Are there any loan forgiveness programs for teachers?
What should I know about the admissions process (beyond the information outlined on the School of Education’s Admissions Webpage)?
Is the GRE required for admission?
Which transcripts do I need to provide, and do they need to be official copies?
It’s been many years since I graduated. What happens if I cannot locate a university professor for a reference?
I am not applying to the program this year, but want to begin to prepare for the admissions process. How should I get started?
How can I check the status of my application?
Where can I find out more about the CSET and CBEST exams?
How long will it take for me to find out about my admission decision?
Can I still be admitted even though I still have not received my Bachelor’s degree?
How many students are admitted each year? What is the expected enrollment?
How long will it take for me to receive my Certificate of Clearance?
If I already went through the livescan fingerprinting process for another job working with children, do I need to do it again?
Where can I find out more about the MAT with Teaching Credential Program?
For more information, please contact the Student Affairs Office, 949.824.5312 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to meeting you!