M.A.T. at a Glance


Master of Arts in Teaching

Program Length

12 months of in-person instruction

Credit Hours


Estimated Tuition & Fees per Semester Information About Graduate Tuition & Fees




Special Affiliation Option

Current UNC students have to opportunity to apply for Pre-MAT early affiliation status.

NC Teaching Fellows at UNC Chapel Hill

MAT students are eligible to apply to be an NC Teaching Fellow at UNC Chapel Hill. NC Teaching Fellows will receive up to $4,125 a semester in forgivable loans for a commitment to serve as a science, mathematics, or special education teacher in North Carolina.

About NC Teaching Fellows at UNC Chapel Hill
DREAM Residency

MAT students are eligible to apply to be a DREAM resident in Durham Public Schools (DPS). DREAM (Diverse and Resilient Educators Advised through Mentorship) is aimed to recruit, support, and retain diverse Elementary Education and Special Education teachers in DPS and is funded by the U.S. Department of Education department of Effective Educator Development. DREAM residents will receive a $35,000 stipend during their MAT year and will be hired by DPS for a minimum of three years after graduation.

About the DREAM Residency