Master in Teaching Saint Martins University

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We are accepting applications for fall main and fall 01 & 02. JBLM term 01 classes begin August 10, and term 02 classes start October 19. Main campus classes begin August 24.

Graduate Studies



Physical location
438 Old Main

Mailing address
Graduate Studies
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503

Office hours
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday

Master in Teaching (MIT)

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The Master in Teaching program provides the opportunity for simultaneously earning your teacher certification and a master's degree. Certifications may be obtained in the areas of: Elementary education, secondary education and special education.

Those interested in an accelerated credential option should also look at the the STAR program.

Key Program Features

  • Employment prospects
    According to the most recent survey by Washington state, Saint Martin's University had the highest teacher placement percentage in Washington state.
  • Reputation
    As a graduate, you will be well prepared by a rigorous program and excellent faculty. An education degree from Saint Martin's University opens doors because of the stellar reputation of our program and our graduates.
  • Flexibility
    We have designed our schedule to work with yours. Our program is the only non-cohort based program in the area which means that you aren't locked into a fixed schedule and have the flexibility to adapt the program to your needs.
  • Convenience
    The MIT program is also offered at the Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM) Main and JBLM McChord Field sites, making it convenient for those in the military, their spouses and those in the community near the base. Some coursework toward the degree is also offered at our extended learning division at Centralia College.

The Office of Graduate Studies

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