Programs for Prospective Teachers

Our outstanding 13-14 month programs prepare you to become a skillful teacher and an agent for positive school reform. Your preparation leads simultaneously to a teaching license and a master’s degree.

Find the Right Program

If you have never earned a teaching license, these programs are for you. We call them “preservice” programs.

MAT Elementary Program
For beginning educators in elementary and middle school (grades prek-8)

MAT Secondary Program
For beginning educators in middle and high school (grades 5-12)

MAT w/ ESOL Endorsement
Allows beginning teachers to earn an ESOL endorsement alongside their MAT degree

On-Demand Info Session

Interested in learning more about the secondary or elementary MAT program at the graduate school? Fill out the brief form below to watch the five minute on-demand information session and start your journey toward becoming a teacher.

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Lewis & Clark’s graduate programs leading to PK-12 degrees, licensure, and endorsements are approved by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC).

On-Campus Info Sessions