MA in Teaching | Master of Arts in Teaching Degree Program | Pepperdine University GSEP

MA in Teaching

Masters in teaching and MA in teaching - Pepperdine GSEP

Become a Teacher in Just 11 Months

Our Master of Arts in Teaching (with preliminary teaching credential) is designed for students, who wish to pursue a master's degree in conjunction with a teaching credential. Our program prepares students to succeed in the classroom with the skills and tools needed to become confident leaders. This degree can be completed in just 11 months.

Program Overview

Program Length/Units

11 months/34 units

Unit Cost


Start Terms

Fall, Spring

Campus Locations

West Los Angeles, Irvine, Encino

Westlake Village (Fall only)

This program focuses on hands-on, practical experience and culminates with an Action Research Project in place of a thesis. Course work is linked to classroom experiences through rigorous explorations of theoretical foundations and solid research-based methodologies. Students may choose to pursue either a multiple-subject or single-subject credential.

Through our hybrid program format (75% face-to-face and 25% online), students gain the necessary skills required to be effective in today's digital classrooms.
With four campuses to choose from and classes starting in the fall, spring,or summer, we offer a great deal of flexibility in earning the Master of Arts in Teaching degree.
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Program Benefits

  • Prestigious program combines theory with practical application for an exceptional professional foundation
  • Nationally-recognized faculty of scholar-practitioners with extensive educational experience
  • Small class sizes provide an environment for faculty mentorship, close peer interaction, and lifelong professional relationships
  • Class availability to fit your schedule, at four accessible locations throughout Southern California
  • Professional development training
  • Dedicated career services department
  • Far-reaching alumni network more than 20,000 people strong