Graduate Admissions Coordinator
University Hall 271
Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) in Secondary Education
Graduate students within the College of Education must satisfy all candidacy requirements for regular program admission. The College of Education does not offer provisional admission.
Before applying for admission to the Master of Arts in Teaching in Secondary Education program, individuals should determine if they are eligible or can become eligible by examining the following minimum academic and test score requirements:
- Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution
GPA of 2.5 overall OR one of the following:
- 3.0 for the last 60 hours leading to the bachelor’s degree
- GRE score of at least 1,000
- Miller Analogies Test score of 400
Passing score on GACE Basic Skills Tests – Reading (Test Code 200), Math (Test Code 201) and Writing (Test Code 202) OR one of the following:
- SAT combined score (Verbal and Math) of at least 1,000
- ACT combined score (English and Math) of at least 43
- GRE combined score (Verbal and Quantitative) of at least 1,030 (or 297 for test scores after 8/1/11)
- Passing score on equivalent test used in other states
- A major in the selected field or minimum 21 hours of content coursework in the field (with at least nine semester hours of upper level coursework)*
Passing scores on relevant GACE Content Assessment test, unless an undergraduate degree was earned in the field within the past seven years - The test must reflect the content area chose for certification:
- English [GACE test codes 020 and 021]
- Mathematics [GACE test codes 034 and 035]
- History [GACE test codes 022 and 023]
- Science [GACE test codes 024 and 025]
* Note: A transcript analysis will be performed to determine if the academic preparation requirement is satisfied or if additional undergraduate content coursework is needed prior to admission to the College of Education.
The above are minimum academic, test score or professional requirements only. Read the entire application checklist to determine what documents must be included in your submission.
Information about the GACE tests can be found on the Internet at www.gace.nesinc.com.