Become a STEM Teacher, Leader, and Advocate nsf 

The mission of the Pacific Master of Arts in Teaching STEM/ESOL program is to bring success in STEM (math and science) to the full diversity of middle and high school students. Pacific MAT STEM/ESOL graduates go on to be STEM leaders in a school communities across Oregon and the nation. We have a 100% hire rate over the last three years. and have been awarded $3M in National Science Foundation Pacific Noyce scholarship funding

Program SnapshotBe awarded one of our twelve $15,000 Pacific Noyce scholarships!

Start June 28, 2021 and be licensed by May 14, 2022. The MAT STEM/ESOL program features a small, diverse cohort of 12 career changing STEM professionals and recent college grads. You will feel a strong sense of community and belonging from the start. To get more information, contact Program Director Dr. Kevin Carr (, 503-352-1443). 


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.

We transform STEM people into STEM 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 teach all learners and even 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, immersing candidates in the classroom for a full-year of clinical experience, combining a STEM focused, ESOL-infused curriculum.

Oregon MAT Programs

Costs w/ESOL

ESOL Infused

STEM Focus
Pacific University MAT STEM/ESOL

$19,155 (with Noyce Scholarship)

Yes Yes
George Fox University $37,224 extra classes No
Lewis & Clark College $47,350 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, 2021


Contact Us

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