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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: The Mississippi Department of Education does not formally endorse the MATCED program in regards to providing AA (Master) or AAAA (Doctorate) licensure for K-12 teachers. If you are a K-12 teacher interested in one of the Community College Studies distance education programs, please be sure to contact MDE directly regarding what is acceptable in terms of licensure.