Program Overview

We need more teachers. While the potential for impact is great, and the schedule is ideal, you become a teacher because you believe the best way to make the world a better place tomorrow, is by giving wings to the children of today. Our California School of Education’s Master’s in Education in Teaching degree program covers three main competencies: foundational, teaching, and research; and equips you with the knowledge, thought, and compassion it takes to teach in today’s world. A world in which it is our shared imperative to give every student an equal opportunity to be extraordinary.

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Program Highlights

Dual Master’s and Credential Program

Interested in Alliant’s teacher credentialing programs? The MAE in Teaching program offers a dual Master’s in teaching/Preliminary California Teaching Credential so you can earn both at the same time.

Earn Your Master’s in Education Online

Alliant’s MAE in Teaching coursework is fully online, which means you can get to class on time—your time.

Year-Round Starts

Alliant’s online teaching credential program provides the freedom to take classes when you need to take them. Here, our classes run year-round, so you can keep your education moving forward.

Learning Outcomes

  • Designing critical thinking lessons so students can learn to independently analyze and problem solve
  • Developing accountable assessment systems and action-driven monitoring and evaluations
  • Creating an inclusive and responsive safe place for students and their families
  • Understanding the diverse needs of a multicultural student body with language literacy and sociological approaches built into learning

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Frequently Asked Questions

The career prospects for those wishing to become a teacher are strong as the nation’s population continues to rise at a relatively steady rate. While the growth percentages may not look extravagant at first glance—8% for high-school education, 8% for middle-school education, and 7% for elementary education—they represent a job pool of over 3,000,000 positions in the U.S. today, with another 200,000 added between now and 2026 and an exceptionally large workforce for our graduates of the MAE with Preliminary Multiple-Subject Teaching Credential program to enter in to.

Graduates of our MAE in Teaching degree program often already work as teachers at various levels including elementary, middle- and high-school levels. Some also do go on to teach at the collegiate levels as well, and the graduates of this program that go on to become teachers make up both the bulk of their post-school career paths, and their post-school career options, as this is relatively specialized degree. Other career options include becoming a school principal, a classroom materials creator, adult and secondary educator, policy maker, and a professional tutor.

Private and public scholarships can help you meet the cost of your education. Alliant International University is pleased to be able to offer a significant number of institutional scholarships to many of our students. Learn more about these scholarship opportunities at: scholarships.alliant.edu.

Additional Financial aid is available for those who qualify in the form of loans, grants, federal work study, and military aid. Learn more about your financial aid options here.

No, it does not, as there are still several exams you must take and pass in California, or in whichever state or region you wish to work, to be properly licensed as a teacher. However, this program will leave you well-prepared to take and pass these such examinations in the state of California and beyond.

The MAE in Teaching program is an 8-week term program and is open for enrollment during each of those respective enrollment periods. You can find a copy of our 2018-2019 8-week term academic calendar here.

The MAE in Teaching degree is a 30-credit program and takes a minimum of 1 year to complete.

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Program Campus Locations

The Master of Arts in Education in Teaching Degree Program is only offered as an online program. Explore our online programs below.

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Why Alliant

At Alliant, our mission is to prepare students for professional careers of service and leadership and promote the discovery and application of knowledge to improve the lives of people in diverse cultures and communities around the world. Our Vision is an inclusive world empowered by Alliant alumni.

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Why CSOE

At CSOE, we believe that education is the great equalizer and are committed to preparing and empowering the next generation of educational professionals.

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