Master of Arts in Teaching Application Instructions

The master of arts in teaching program has a rolling admissions policy, and you may begin classes the semester following admission. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in an area other than elementary education.

As part of the application process, you must submit:

  • A completed application form
  • A three-to-five page statement of your goals and reasons for wanting to become a teacher.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. An undergraduate grade-point-average of 3.0 (B) is required for admission.
  • Three letters of recommendation from supervisors or instructors.
  • Standardized Testing Information: A passing score on each section of the General Knowledge (GK) test is required. To register, visit www. Note: Passing scores on all sections of the College-Level Academic Skills Test (CLAST), if taken before July 2002, may take the place of the GK test requirement.
  • The $50 nonrefundable application fee.

For further information, contact the Graduate Studies Coordinator at (407) 646-1568 or via email at


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