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Master of Arts and 
Certification Program

Have you always thought about teaching, but never pursued it? Are you looking for a career change? Do you want to inspire young minds?

West Virginia University’s Master of Arts in Education and Teaching Certification (MAC) program gives students who already have a bachelor’s degree, in any field, an opportunity to become professional educators. Students complete the requirements for certification in their chosen content area, while taking courses that develop the essential skills for a career in teaching.

This program offers the following content areas:

The Master of Arts and Certification program offers evening, summer, and select online classes to allow for flexible schedules. Students will also enjoy personal mentoring and advising from dedicated faculty, and immediate placement in public school classrooms. 

Program Contact 

Dr. Melissa Kelley 
Phone: (304) 293-7143  
E-mail:  melissa.kelley@mail.wvu.edu
Location:  604K Allen Hall, Evansdale Campus 

WVU is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) at WVU is currently accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and is a Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) eligible provider.

The Master of Arts in Certification specialty licensure area offered at our EPP has been approved by the West Virginia Board of Education.  

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