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. 

Application Deadlines 

Priority submission deadline:  January 30, 2024

Second submission deadline: February 20, 2024

Applications received after February 20, 2024 will be reviewed on a space-available basis through May 1, 2024.

* The program is not currently accepting applications from international /non-U.S. resident prospective applicants for the 2024-2025 academic year. Any change to this status will be updated on the "How to Apply" webpage. 

Application Requirements 

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
  • Resume
  • 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.

Application  Process

  • 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.