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Master of Arts in Education

Master of Arts in Teaching or Master of Arts in Education

Whether you are currently teaching or have decided a career in education is for you, Augsburg’s Master of Arts in Teaching or Master of Arts in Education programs can provide the training you need to take the next step.

MA in Teaching – Earn an initial teaching license and a master’s degree with support for teachers in their early careers.

MA in Education – Earn a second license and a master’s degree OR a master’s degree only (without a license) and study select educational topics.

Various middle school endorsements are also available as add-on licenses in both programs.

Our accredited programs include your choice of options to obtain your initial teaching license, get a second license or endorsement, and complete a master’s degree in education. With classes meeting in Minneapolis and Rochester, MN, Augsburg’s graduate education programs provide the flexibility for professionals to work toward their career goals by offering convenient weekday, evening, and weekend courses.

Why Augsburg?

Augsburg’s integrated training of educational theory and practice develops reflective practitioners who are highly skilled and ready for the classroom. After obtaining an initial Minnesota teaching license, second license or endorsement, our master’s program focuses on topics and support that are important to teachers.

Our programs are geared toward the adult student. The Augsburg MAT/MAE program supports Augsburg’s mission with an additional emphasis on training teachers who are passionate about giving back to their communities. Our faculty and staff understand the challenges faced by students who work full time, have family responsibilities, and still want to go to school to earn their next degree.

If you have been searching for a Master of Arts in Teaching or Master of Arts in Education program, you should consider Augsburg. Contact us today for more information or to schedule an appointment.

All questions about the MAT/MAE program or the admissions process should be directed to If you are interested in an opinion from someone who has experienced the program, email our alumna, Kate Woolever-Martinez at