Chatham University

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

The Master of Arts in Teaching program at Chatham was developed on the premise that successful teachers need a strong liberal arts education, in-depth knowledge of a chosen discipline, and mastery of current educational theory, practice, and technology.

The MAT program is designed for students planning teaching careers in PreK-4, K-12 Environmental Education, K-12 Art Education, and Secondary education. Areas of study in Secondary education include biology, chemistry, English, mathematics, social studies, and physics.

Applicants’ transcripts will be reviewed to determine whether students have completed the academic requirements specified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education in the standards for the desired certification area. Undergraduate requirements for certification in a given area can be completed before a student begins the MAT program or can be completed at Chatham along with the MAT curriculum.


Student tuition & teaching opportunity

Pittsburgh Urban Teaching Corps

Chatham University's MAT program has teamed up with Propel Schools for the Pittsburgh Urban Teaching Corps program to offer fully funded cost of tuition for students who are:

Learn more about the Pittsburgh Urban Teaching Corps opportunity »

Learn more about other Federal Funding Programs for Teachers »

  • Teaching (MAT) brochure

Graduate Assistantship