Graduate & Certification Programs

Evidence-based, in-depth programs that help aspiring and current educators gain credentials and develop their skills so all students thrive.

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Programs for Teachers

Relay Graduate School of Education’s graduate and certification programs are designed to teach knowledge, skills, and mindsets, build educators’ sense of self efficacy and belonging, and ensure participants feel prepared to stay in teaching for the long term. With options for aspiring and current teachers, largely online programming, and a variety of ways to tailor their course of study, Relay's programs are the right fit for any teacher.

Masters of Arts in Teaching

Relay’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program gives you the opportunity to earn your graduate degree and the credentials you need to launch or advance your career. Our MAT program has options for completing an apprentice year, earning a teaching certification, completing a special education certification, or completing your master’s degree only, so you can choose the path that meets your needs.

Certification Programs

Earn your teaching certification while learning from experienced professors and building a network of like-minded educators.

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Earn a graduate-level Advanced Certificate and prepare for state-level special education certification with the goal of serving all learners.