Master in Teaching, Bellingham

Program Information

The Master in Teaching (MIT) program is designed for candidates who wish to complete a master’s degree while gaining state of Washington residency certification to teach at the secondary level (middle and high school). Our comprehensive MIT program is firmly backed by current research of effective teaching and promoting student learning. The MIT program can be completed in five quarters, including the student teaching (internship).

The MIT program is available at the Bellingham campus and at our Everett site.

Early advising is highly encouraged. Contact the Graduate Advisor for the Master in Teaching, Bellingham Program, Dr. A. Longoria,; or, the department manager, Janna Cecka at to help determine your eligibility and the best time to apply. As well, applicants seeking the Music endorsement should contact Professor Patty Bourne for advising. The Graduate School can also be contacted directly for general application questions, phone 360-650-3170, e-mail

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Quarter: February 1st
  • Spring Quarter: October 1st

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