Master in Teaching
Whitworth's Master in Teaching consistently has some of the highest placement rates in the region; our graduates are highly sought-after by school principals and are recognized for their excellent preparation.
"When I screen applications, this is one of my 'look-for' items. Whitworth MIT students receive an intentional blend of pedagogical theory and practice that prepares them for success as a first-year teacher."
Assistant Principal, Mead High School
Come join us; you'll leave well-prepared to teach in just 13 months.
- Earn your master's degree in teaching and your Washington state teaching certificate at the same time.
- Get started in our elementary education cohort with a bachelor’s degree in any subject.
- Our secondary education cohort includes students in all core content areas, including English Language Arts (ELA), math, science, social studies, health and fitness, languages, and the arts.
|Credits||60 (elementary education)
50-52 (secondary education)
|Completion Time||13 months|
|Class Format||Day program with full academic year of student teaching|
|Cost Per Credit||$650* per credit|
|Scholarships & Financial Aid||Financial aid & scholarships available, including a scholarship dedicated to Whitworth alumni.
MIT students are eligible to receive up to $20,500 in federal loans each academic year. The MIT program is comprised of two academic years.
|Application Deadline||Priority Application Deadline: Feb. 15
Regular Application Deadline: April 1
*for the 2022-23 academic year
Earn more with a Master's
At Spokane Public Schools, you can earn nearly $8,000 more as a first-year teacher with a master's degree than with only a bachelor's degree. Base salary begins at $59,395, compared to $51,422 with a bachelor's, and you can achieve pay raises with additional years of service and college credits. See for yourself: View the complete SPS teacher salary schedule by clicking here. Even better, you can join our elementary education program with a bachelor's degree in any subject.
Join Us in Class
If you have questions about Whitworth's Master in Teaching, or if you would like to sit in on a class, please contact the MIT advisor at 509.777.3769 (Spokane).