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The Master of Arts in Teaching in Community College Education is an interdisciplinary, online degree program designed to prepare professionals for teaching in a community college setting. The degree prepares educators for service in rural community colleges and requires a minimum of 18 hours in the student's teaching field (Ex: Math, History, English, Psychology, etc.).
- 30 hours are required to complete the program.
- Prepares you to teach in a community college
- Start courses in the spring, summer, or fall semester.
- All online students pay in-state tuition.
**This program is offered through Mississippi State Online, but is not completely online since some courses in this program of study may only be offered on campus.
What are some potential careers?
The education courses introduce you to the philosophy and culture of the community college and prepare you to teach nontraditional and first generation students in a community college setting.
Who should pursue this degree?
The Master of Arts in Teaching Community College Education degree program welcomes applicants who desire to teach on the community college level.
Note: If you are a K-12 teacher who holds a standard renewable Mississippi Educator license and are interested in the MAT in Community College Education program, this degree program will lead to an upgrade to your license but will not lead to any additional endorsements. Additionally, this degree program does not lead to initial licensure.