Available to:

First-year students

Consider this opportunity if:

You want to teach future generations.

Through the Pre-Master of Arts in Teaching Program at the UNC School of Education, you can begin preparing for the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program as an undergraduate student at Carolina and pursue your interest in education with other students of varied backgrounds across campus. The MAT program prepares candidates for an initial teaching license in North Carolina and includes a year-long residency in a public school setting. Students learn to serve and challenge today’s diverse student populations through a variety of contexts.

program includes:

  • Priority registration for graduate-level foundational courses that transfer into the MAT upon satisfactory completion
  • Automatic enrollment into the very popular minor in education with priority registration for courses in the minor
  • Official acceptance and enrollment into MAT program dependent upon meeting Graduate School admissions requirements.