Fresno State’s Master of Arts, Teaching (MAT) degree was included as one of the ‘Best Online Programs for Master’s in Education (MEd)’ of 2016, according to a list released by The program ranked 14 out of 25 universities who offer similar online MEd programs across the nation. Fresno State was one of three CSU campuses on the list, alongside California State Universities Fullerton and San Bernardino. The MAT program is designed for distance learners who are credentialed teachers, practicing professionally in a classroom setting. The three-semester program, coordinated by Dr. Walter J. Ullrich, focuses on social justice, multiculturalism, critical pedagogy and practitioner research. INFO: Paul Beare, dean of the Kremen School of Education and Human Development, at