How to Apply
To apply to the MAT program, all applicants must have a bachelor's degree in their intended content area or a bachelors degree and at least 24 content hours (grade of 'B' or higher in each content course) in their intended content area.
Priority submission deadline: January 28
Second submission deadline: February 14
Applications received after February 14 will be reviewed on a space-available basis.
Applicants to the program complete the Graduate School Application
- Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate coursework
- Undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Undergraduate GPA calculated on 4.0 scale required
- Statement of Purpose
- Three letters of recommendation which speak to the applicant's ability to pursue graduate level work as well as their capacity to work as a secondary school teacher in diverse classrooms
- Optional: GRE scores (verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing)
- Optional: Praxis II Content Knowledge assessment *A passing score on the content-specific Praxis content knowledge assessment is required prior to completion of the program to receive licensure recommendation.
- English Language Exam: TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English Test required* for applicants whose first language is not English
*test waiver may apply for some applicants
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
- The MAT admissions committee reviews applications.
- Select applicants are invited for admission interviews with the MAT admissions committee.
- After MAT committee recommendations, final admission decisions are approved by the Graduate School; The Graduate School sends admission status decision to applicants.