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College of Education

Master in Teaching – Overview

Finish your Master’s degree in 13 months.

Our Master in Teaching (MIT) degree is a high quality, intensive, practitioner-oriented, teacher preparation program designed for those with non-education bachelor degrees. It is designed to prepare students to become effective elementary or secondary education teachers in just ONE calendar year.

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Program details:

  • Certificates: This program of study leads to a master’s degree and a Washington state elementary or secondary education teaching certificate.
  • Program Locations: The MIT degree, which consists of intensive study and internships, is available to students the Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, and Vancouver campuses.
  • Program Length: The programs differ slightly from campus to campus; students in the Pullman/Spokane program obtain their teaching certificate and master’s degree in 13 months. Vancouver students obtain theirs in 15 months, while students on the Tri-Cities campus obtain certification in 20 months and their master’s degree in two years.
  • Program Structure: All of the MIT programs are cohort-based, forming a supportive network.

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MIT Coursework

Student Teaching

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Student learning outcomes



College of Education

Office of Graduate Education