May 23, 2018
In addition to the general requirements for admission to Graduate School, applicants for admission to the Master of Arts in Teaching program must meet the following requirements:
- Possess a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university.
- Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on undergraduate work.
- Pass the Pre-Professional Skills Test (e.g. reading, writing, and mathematics) of the Praxis.
- Pass the content-specific examinations for the Praxis.
- Candidates for Grades 1-5 (regular and special education): pass the Elementary Education: Content Knowledge specialty examination;
- Candidates for Grades 6-12 (regular and special education): pass the content specialty examination(s) in the content area(s) in which they intend to teach: Agricultural Education, Biology Education, Business Education, Chemistry Education, English Education, Foreign Language Education (French, Latin, Spanish), Mathematics Education, Social Studies Education.
- Complete the “Admission to Teacher Education Program—Master of Arts in Teaching” form.
- Submit two letters of recommendation and an autobiography.
- Submit official verification of Praxis scores.
- Submit official Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) scores. Undergraduate GPA x 150 + GRE (verbal + quantitative) score must equal a minimum of 1100.
Total Hours: 36
- EDLD 600 - Research I: Foundations of Educational Research (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)
- EDUC 503 - Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading Difficulties (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)
- EDUC 523 - Classroom Management and Organization in Elementary Schools (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)
- EDUC 621 - Elementary School Mathematics Program (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)
- EDUC 642 - Reading in the Elementary School (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)
- EDUC 643 - Teaching Reading for the Diverse Learner (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)
- EDUC 647 - Educational Foundations (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)
- EDUC 654 - Problems in Measurement and Evaluation (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)
- EDUC 694 - Science and Social Studies Curriculum for the Elementary School (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)
- PSYC 633 - Child Growth and Development (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)
*Students enrolled in these courses are considered full-time students in the fall and spring semesters to prevent student loans from entering repayment status, for insurance purposes, and for Citizenship and Immigration Services reporting.