Program Comparison | MAT STEM/ESOL

nsfBecome a STEM Teacher, Leader and Advocate 


Become a STEM (science and/or math) teacher for $16,505, less than half the cost of other Oregon MAT programs.  The mission of the Pacific Master of Arts in Teaching STEM/ESOL program is to broaden participation and success in STEM (math and science) to include the full diversity of middle and high school students. Pacific MAT STEM/ESOL graduates go on to be STEM teacher leaders in a variety of school communities across Oregon and the nation. Our candidates are highly sought by school districts in the region; we have a 100% hire rate over the last three years. Join a STEM teaching program that has been recognized by the National Science Foundation with more than $3M in Pacific Noyce scholarship funding over the past 10 years! 


MAT STEM/ESOLStart June, 2020

Be awarded a $15,000 Pacific Noyce scholarship! The MAT STEM/ESOL program features a small cohort of about 12 candidates. We serve a blend of mid-career professionals and new college grads. You will feel a strong sense of community and belonging from the start. 

Become a Dynamic STEM Teacher

Pacific MAT STEM/ESOL students become ambitious teachers, ready to deeply engage students in STEM from day one. Classes are connected and integrated with clinical work. Our program transforms students into teachers.

mat stem teacherBuild Deep Relationships

At Pacific, we believe that quality relationships are at the heart of all good learning. Our faculty and students form supportive bonds, providing encouragement and motivation. “One thing I really appreciate about Pacific is the faculty,” a graduate says, “They really do care about you.” 

Honor the Languages of Your Communitystudent

Pacific integrates into every class the knowledge and skills necessary to earn an English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) endorsement. Unlike other programs in Oregon, Pacific MAT STEM/ESOL students do not need to take additional credits to earn their ESOL endorsement.

Only Here.

Pacific University MAT STEM/ESOL offers a unique Teacher Residency Program, combining a STEM focused, ESOL-infused curriculum, immersing candidates in the classroom for a full-year of clinical experience.

Oregon MAT Programs

Total Costs w/ESOL

ESOL Infused

STEM Focus
Pacific University MAT STEM/ESOL

$16,905 (after Noyce Scholarship)

Yes Yes
George Fox University $36,096 extra classes No
Lewis & Clark College $44,454 Yes No

*The above figures are approximate and are meant for comparison purposes only.

Where are Pacific Noyce alumni teaching now

Important Dates

Apply now for the next cohort beginning June, 2020


Contact Us

Diana Watkins | Associate Director of Graduate & Professional Admissions
Forest Grove & Woodburn
503-352-1435 |

Kevin Carr | Director, Pacific Woodburn MAT STEM/ESOL
503-352-1443 |