Master in Teaching

Earn your Master’s degree and teacher certification in just four academic quarters.

The Master in Teaching (MiT) program is a full-time, cohort-based graduate education program designed to be completed in four academic quarters. With a focus on social justice and a community-responsive curriculum, new teachers enter the classroom prepared to inspire social change.

Program highlights

  • Schedule: Full-time beginning in spring or summer (your choice)
  • Time to Completion: Four academic quarters
  • Program Structure: Team-taught and cohort-based
  • Field Experience: Cutting-edge field placement model
  • Curriculum Focus: Social justice and teaching in context
Tashi with students

Tashi Langton, MiT 2015, works with students in biology at a Tacoma high school.

Know your subjects before you begin

Successful applicants know their subjects before they start the Master in Teaching program. 

Learn more about what subjects you can teach and what courses and tests you need to take before applying

Community empowerment

Community empowerment can begin in the classroom. Join a rigorous, hands-on program that focuses on the vital roles teachers play in their communities.

Get the support you need

With support from your faculty, cohort, and community mentors, you’ll be ready to make your classroom an effective learning community for all your students.

Create your classroom

You’ll learn how to produce community-responsive curriculum yourself, broadening your understanding of the potential teachers have to empower students and support a participatory democracy through work both in and out of the classroom.

After MiT

MiT graduates go on to teach all levels of K–12. Many become award-winning educators and leaders in their fields. Our graduates from the past few years have a 100% job placement rate.

Together, we aim to create and sustain schools that are just and humane.

Want to know more?

Become a teacher who works toward a sustainable and equitable future for all.

Register for an Information Session. Information Sessions offered every Thursday in October from 3-4 pm via Zoom. If you are unable to attend, look over our MiT Information Session Presentation (ppt) and contact us with your questions at



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