Graduate Program Advisors

Luke Duesbery, Ph.D.

Online Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Luke Duesbery, Ph.D., Professor

Email: [email protected]

Marva Cappello, Ph.D.

MAT in Language Arts

Marva Cappello, Ph.D., Professor

Email: [email protected]

Katherine Sciurba, Ph.D.

Reading and Literacy Education Graduate Programs

Katie Sciurba, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Email: [email protected]

Nicholas Johnson, Ph.D.

MAT in Mathematics Education

Nick Johnson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Email: [email protected]

Meredith Vaughn, Ph.D.

MAT in Science Education

Meredith Vaughn, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Email: [email protected]


Tips to Stay on Track

During your first semester, meet with your advisor to develop your Program of Study.

Each semester, contact your advisor for schedule numbers during your registration period.

Make sure that you attain Advancement to Candidacy after completing 12 units.

During your last year of the program, plan to take the Comprehensive Exam (details below).

Prior to your last semester, complete an application for graduation via WebPortal.

Comprehensive Exam

See the attached guidelines and study questions for further information regarding the Study Session.

Guidelines (PDF)

Sample Question (PDF)