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Secondary Education, M.A.T.

REACH to Teach is a USJ graduate program that combines initial secondary teacher licensure with an M.A. in one streamlined, cohort program. Find more information below.

Prepare to enter an in-demand field through our Secondary Education Teacher Licensure Program

With the current shortage of secondary teachers in Connecticut, there is a tremendous opportunity for individuals who are passionate about a subject and committed to helping all students learn.

Coed Students

Earn your Secondary Education MAT Degree at USJ. Your training in the teacher preparation program at USJ will provide you with a superior foundation to enter into a challenging, energizing, and in-demand career. See below for our proficiency content areas and learn about our streamlined Reach to Teach program that combines the initial secondary teacher licensure with an M.A.


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