Mississippi Public Universities
Academic & Student Affairs
Master of Arts in Teaching
One alternate route program for those interested in teaching but without a bachelors of education degree is the Master of Arts in Teaching. This degree provides college graduates in other disciplines with the coursework, knowledge base, and field experiences needed to be licensed, successful teachers. Mentoring and follow-up support is also provided to aid in the adjustment to the teaching profession.

The Master of Arts in Teaching leads to a Three Year Class A Educator License in one of the following areas:

  • Art - 0133
  • Biology - 0235
  • Business - 0100
  • Chemistry - 0245
  • Elementary Education (4-8) - 0014
  • English - 0041
  • French - 0171
  • German - 0182
  • Home Economics - 0120
  • Marketing - 0560
  • Mathematics - 0061
  • Music - 0113
  • Physical Education - 0091
  • Physics - 0265
  • Social Studies - 0081
  • Spanish - 0192
  • Speech Communications - 0220
  • Technology Education - 0050
Institutions offering the Master of Arts in Teaching include:
Alcorn State University
Dr. Robert Carr
Telephone: 601.877.6141

Delta State University
Dr. Leslie Griffin
Telephone: 662.846.4400

Jackson State University
Dr. Daniel Watkins
Telephone: 601.979.2433

Mississippi State University
 Winston McKissick
Telephone: 662.325.0366

Mississippi State University
 Susan Steward
Telephone: 662.325.0527

Mississippi University for Women
Dr. Monica Riley
Telephone: 

Mississippi Valley State University
Dr. Kalanya Moore
Telephone: 

Mississippi Valley State University
Dr. Curressia McFarland-Brown
Telephone: 662.254.3601

University of Mississippi
Dr. Whitney Webb-Thompson
Telephone: 662.915.3991

University of Southern Mississippi
Dr. Ann Blackwell
Telephone: 601.266.4568

Belhaven University
Dr. David Hand
Telephone: 601.968.8703

Mississippi College
Dr. Cindy Melton
Telephone: 601.925.3250

William Carey College
Dr. Ben Burnett
Telephone: 601.318.6600