The USC Rossier MAT online Student Experience

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Teaching Future Teachers

The Master of Arts in Teaching online (MAT online) from USC Rossier combines live online classes, dynamic self-paced coursework and personal interactions with a worldwide community to deliver an online learning experience unlike any other.

  • A digital classroom that facilitates discourse — and makes it easy to collaborate. Join your peers and professors in weekly live class sessions on our HD, video-enabled Zoom platform available on all of your mobile devices.
  • Access to experienced USC Rossier faculty. Our professors are thought leaders in education research, curriculum pedagogy and instructional technology. You’ll be able to ask questions and receive guidance during live online office hours.
  • A program designed for busy lives. With full- and part-time options, self-paced coursework, and field placement in or near your community, you can make your master’s in teaching align with your schedule and career goals.

Live Classes

Led by USC Rossier MAT online faculty, weekly class sessions are held in a seminar format on a live video platform.

  • Small Classes: Designed to promote dynamic and engaging conversation and course discussions
  • Recorded Sessions: Class recordings available 24/7
  • Dynamic Functionality: Classrooms that can be used for group meetings and faculty office hours

Field Placement Availability

Your school placement will be during regular school hours, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday, in accordance with your site supervisor’s schedule. We are unable to arrange exclusive summer, evening or weekend placement.

Learn more about the MAT online Fieldwork.

Complete Coursework On the Go

Our mobile application, 2SC, gives you access to our flexible learning platform from anywhere using your mobile device. You can:

  • Upload photos and updates, check in with groups, and interact with peers and professors
  • Access course content, including all readings, assignments and videos
  • Take notes, complete coursework and submit assignments
  • Set reminders for upcoming due dates, events and more
  • Work from anywhere with Mobile Offline Mode, which allows you to download coursework to complete without an Internet connection.

A Close-Knit Learning Community

The power of the Trojan Family transcends campuses and countries — and it begins in your digital classroom.

USC Rossier brings together students from all over the world to collaborate in a seamless online learning environment. You’ll develop strong connections with your peers, professors and alumni as you participate in study sessions, social groups, online events and webinars.

Personalized Support

From the application process to one-on-one academic and professional support to alumni resources, USC Rossier is committed to providing you with the highest quality of support — just like our on-campus students receive. Your personalized support system includes:

  • A dedicated Admissions Counselor to guide you through the application process, take you on a personal tour of the online classroom and answer your questions
  • An Academic Counselor who will meet with you one-on-one throughout your program
  • A Student Support Team that will provide you with any technical assistance you need and help you acclimate to our online learning community
  • Access to USC’s library resources, networking events, speaker series, and student and career services
  • The entire USC Trojan Family — our robust, global alumni network is a powerful community for building personal and professional connections