The Master of Arts in Teaching in elementary education
(MATEE) with elementary certification
is designed for career changers who already hold a bachelor's degree. Designed for individuals who are considering a career in teaching elementary or
middle school, it is a quality, two-year program with Oakland University’s
excellent reputation for preparing teachers to enhance employability.
The program combines teacher education coursework augmented
by three field placements in local schools. At the completion of the program,
students will have earned a teaching certificate (grades K-8) as well as
graduate credit toward a master’s degree. The full master’s degree can be
completed following certification.
Classes are held in the evening and on scheduled Saturdays,
except for the final semester of
student teaching. Courses are taken as a cohort group with coursework beginning
in the fall semester.
See catalog: Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Education
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Displayed below are all of the current locations offered for the Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Education program. Students are encouraged to apply for their preferred location (residence in a specific county is not required).
MSU Management Education Center
811 W. Square Lake Road
Troy, MI 48098
Macomb Intermediate School District (ISD) Building
44001 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI
To be considered for graduate admission to the Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Certification (MATEE) program, applicants must submit a Transcript Review form to begin the application process. The application process involves several important steps:
1) Transcript Review: Submit
a Transcript Review form to the location of your preference. Within 2-3 weeks, you will be contacted by an academic advisor who will setup an advising appointment with you.
2) Advisor Meeting: During this meeting, the advisor will provide you with a plan for you to begin any necessary prerequisite courses or requirements for the MATEE program.
3) Complete Prerequisites: A coordinator from The Office of Professional Development will be in touch with you to make sure you complete all of the necessary prerequisites so you are able to start the program as soon as possible. During this time, you will complete the remainder of the application process for the MATEE program.
4) Admission to Program: Once you have completed all prerequisites and are recommended for admission to the program, you will receive an official admission letter from the Office of Graduate Study.
If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact the appropriate location representative for your program below:
Jasmine Bailey, Project Manager
(248) 209-2464 phone | (248) 209-2461 fax
Daniel Arnold, Program Site Coordinator
(586) 226-8462 phone | (586) 226-8463 fax