MAT Adolescence Education: Social Studies

Social studies teachers play a critical role in our societies

Teaching students to think critically about the world around them, and inspiring them to believe in their own power to change it. The MAT is the ideal pathway for those with history or social science backgrounds who are looking to begin rewarding careers as teachers.

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MAT Adolescence Education: Social Studies

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Laura Dull, Program Coordinator or 845-257-2849

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Alana Matuszewski, Director of Graduate Admission or (845) 257-3285


The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) is a 39-48 credit program designed specifically for college graduates holding an appropriate liberal arts degree in Biology, Chemistry, English, Geology, History, or Mathematics who have not had a formal background in education and who wish to prepare for a teaching career in adolescence education grades 7-12.

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