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Master in Teaching (MIT)
Eastern Washington University's Master in Teaching is a graduate degree program designed for individuals planning a career change into the field of teaching. The program, accredited by the State of Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), offers students the opportunity to acquire:
- State of Washington elementary or secondary teaching certificate and
- A Master in Education degree in Elementary Teaching or Secondary Teaching
The MIT program is a rigorous, full-time 5 quarter graduate degree program blending an increasing field experience throughout the full-year internship in a K-12 classroom with day and evening classes. Course work will be linked to classroom experience, and will meet the new statewide certification requirements for K-12 teachers.
Each cohort group begins in summer quarter and completes the certification stage at the end of spring quarter. The MEd degree will be granted after completion of the next stage of the program, which requires additional course work and a final master's research report with Orals Defense (and usually one more quarter of course work).
The Program Features:
- Opportunity to attain certification to teach at the elementary school level (K-8 endorsement), or to focus upon middle school and high school levels (5-12 endorsement)
- An increasing field experience throughout the academic year of on-site school experience working directly with a cooperating teacher
- Eastern faculty supervisors assigned to each student will provide individual assistance throughout the entire field experiences
- Graduate program advisors will assist students through the master's degree stage of the program
- Site-based course work in an interdisciplinary seminar format to link the professional knowledge base with classroom practice.
The online MIT application at www.ewu.edu on EagleNet is currently under construction and coming soon!
Questions? Please call Lori Reiman at 509.359.2500.
NOTICE: MIT application deadline is February 18, 2015 for the MIT cohort group beginning June 2015.
What will I study?
2. Requirements of A Master in Education degree in Elementary Teaching or Secondary Teaching