Application Deadline Nears For Master’s Degree in Teaching Program in Oregon

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Candidates should apply for George Fox University’s MAT at Night format by June 1.

Want to teach in Oregon? Consider George Fox's Master of Arts in Teaching program.

Want to teach in Oregon? Consider George Fox's Master of Arts in Teaching program.

Qualified candidates interested in pursuing a teaching degree and license by attending evening classes are invited to apply for enrollment in George Fox University’s masters in teaching program by the fall application deadline of Wednesday, June 1, 2011.

The Master of Arts in Teaching at Night part-time format lasts 20 months (five semesters) and meets on the university’s Portland Center campus near Tigard, Ore. Classes are held one night a week from 6 to 10 p.m. and approximately one Saturday class per month from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The next cohort is scheduled to begin in late August of 2011.

Information meetings for the program are scheduled at the university’s Portland Center near Tigard, located at 12753 S.W. 68th Ave., in Portland, on Tuesday, May 10, and Tuesday, June 21. Sessions begin at 6:30 p.m. and last about an hour and a half.

George Fox’s Master of Arts in Teaching program offers initial licensure at all four levels of authorization – early childhood, elementary, middle school and high school. MAT candidates earn two authorizations at adjacent levels and choose between early childhood/elementary, elementary/middle school or high school/middle school.

Candidates entering the MAT program are expected to have developed breadth and depth of content knowledge by completing an appropriate bachelor’s degree, providing the foundation for professional education courses and field experiences in schools.

For more information about George Fox’s MAT program, including cost and admissions details, contact Beth Molzahn at 1-800-631-0921, ext. 2264, or visit

George Fox University is ranked by Forbes as the top Christian college in the Pacific Northwest and among the top three Christian colleges in the country. George Fox is the only Christian university in the Pacific Northwest classified by U.S. News & World Report as a first tier national university. More than 3,400 students attend classes on the university’s campus in Newberg, Ore., and at teaching centers in Portland, Salem, and Redmond, Ore., and Boise, Idaho. George Fox offers bachelor’s degrees in more than 40 majors, degree-completion programs for working adults, five seminary degrees, and 11 master’s and doctoral degrees.

Beth Molzahn
Master of Arts in Teaching Program
1-800-631-0921, ext. 2264


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