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Teacher Education Degrees & Programs
Which Teacher Education Program is Right for Me?
I want to become a teacher.
The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program leads to a Nevada Teacher License and master’s degree. SNU’s teacher education programs are flexible and affordable. Get your teaching credential in Elementary (K-8), Secondary (7-12), Dual (K-12) or Special Education. Want to teach English as a second language? Just complete 12 additional credits online.
Thrive on faculty mentorship in small on-ground classes. Get the practical skills to succeed in your classroom.
I want to become an administrator.
The Master of Education in Administration (M.Ed.A) program is 100% online for maximum flexibility. Class assignments relate directly to your educational goals. Develop the skills to lead effectively in diverse environments. Learn to drive instructional improvements. Receive in-depth training on school law and finance regulations.
Graduate ready to make a difference in your school!
I want to teach English as a Second Language (TESL).
The Master of Education in English Language Acquisition and Development (M.Ed in ELAD) prepares teachers to teach diverse student populations, including bilingual students. Get your master’s degree at the same time on a flexible 100% online schedule. Build language skills and foster academic progress in english language learners.
I want 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 masters degree in teaching in as little as five years. After you finish your undergraduate degree, you can finish your M.A.T. coursework while you teach. Our graduate level classes all take place after school hours.
Study at one of the best teacher colleges in Nevada. Use what you learn immediately in your classroom.
The MAT – ARL (Alternative Route to Licensing) program is for is for college graduates with a Bachelor’s degree in any subject who want to become teachers. The MAT-ARL qualifies new teachers quickly for full-time, full-pay classroom positions. New students may also be eligible for the Teach Nevada Scholarship Program. This state program funds extra full-ride scholarships in teacher education to address severe teacher shortages.
Be ready to teach after as little as one semester of classes.
I Need Individual Classes for Licensing or Professional Development
Teacher Development options at SNU include Recertification Courses for continuing education credits, and License courses to meet specific Nevada state licensing requirements. SNU offers courses towards Special Endorsements, and graduate credit for online PBS Teacherline courses. All programs are authorized by the Nevada Department of Education.
We schedule our classes for working professionals. Classes fill quickly – reserve early for the best schedule options.