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Teacher Education

Invest in the Future

Start Successfully with the concepts and skills you need in the classroom.

Grow and Innovate using the expertise and insight gained from your education.

Advance your Career with better pay and professional credentials.

Sierra Nevada College’s Teacher Education Programs feature engaged, experienced faculty, teaching the best of current educational theory and practice, in interactive classes tailored to the needs of working adults:
  • Flexible pacing fits your busy lifestyle. Progress part-time or full-time, with all classes scheduled outside school hours.
  • Convenient delivery options including online, on-ground, and combined hybrid programs, in both Reno and Las Vegas.
  • We make quality graduate programs affordable – complete your degree in under 2 years.

Which Program is Right for Me?

I want to become a certified classroom teacher.

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program leads to a Nevada Teacher License and master’s degree. Faculty mentorship thrives in small on-ground classes. This flexible and affordable program is approved by Nevada Department of Education, and leads to teaching credential options in Elementary (K-8), Secondary (7-12), Dual (K-12) and Special Education.

I want to become a principal.

The Master of Arts in Administration (MAA) program for licensed teachers leads to a master’s degree and an advanced endorsement in Administration. A 50 – 50 split between on-ground and online coursework balances scheduling flexibility and personal interaction. With the final research project and internship semester, students apply their coursework in practice.

I am looking for advanced training in educational leadership or TESL.

The Master of Education (M.Ed) in Advanced Teaching and Leadership leads to a master’s degree and a specialization endorsement in Administrative Leadership or Teaching English as a Second Language. Classes are 100% online for maximum flexibility. Class assignments relate directly to your educational goals, culminating in an action plan designed to produce demonstrable change.

I am an undergraduate who wants to fast-track my teaching career.

The Dual Degree Program (B.A. + M.A.T.) program for undergraduate students enables you to gain your bachelor’s degree, teaching credential, and M.A.T. in approximately 5 years.

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Graduate Admissions
graduateadmissions@sierranevada.edu
775-832-2437
fax: 775-832-1686

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Join us for an Information Session

(Information sessions begin at 4 pm unless noted)

  • Las Vegas: [location]
    • Master of Arts in Teaching 
      Fall 2015: July 8, August 5, September 9, October 14, November 4, December 9
      Spring 2016: January 6, February 10, March 9, April 13, May 4, June 8 (10am)
    • Master of Education & Master of Arts in Administration: 
      Fall 2015: July 1, August 5, September 2, October 7, November 4, December 2
      Spring 2016: January 6, February 3, March 2, April 6, May 4, June 1
  • Reno: [location]
    Dates TBA

 

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