Stephen F. Austin State University

Master of Arts in Teaching

Master of Arts in Teaching, including initial certification

Master of Arts in Teaching

Master of Arts in Teaching

The Master of Arts in Teaching degree is an exciting and innovative graduate program that prepares teachers for leadership positions in the secondary school setting. By exploring the roles of teacher as researcher, scholar-practitioner, and educational leader, the Master's Program cultivates a learning community of faculty and students through dialogue and critical inquiry. This program is designed for students who have earned an undergraduate degree but are not certified to teach. In addition to courses that explore educational research, curriculum, and instructional design, students receive certification through a certification sequence. The learning outcomes of this 36-hour graduate degree program are based on the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education professional standards. Thesis and non-thesis options are available.

Contact Information

Dr. Heather Olson Beal

P.O. Box 13018, SFA Station

Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

Phone: 936.468.1676


SFASU Post-Baccalaureate Certification