The Master of Arts in Teaching specialization in elementary education with initial licensure prepares students who are not currently licensed as a teacher to receive their initial educator licensure (teaching certification) and become teachers in elementary schools (1-6). Students who did not have an undergraduate major in education may need to complete deficiency requirements established by the department.
Graduate Catalog Program Information
Affiliated College: College of Education
Degree(s) Offered: M.A. in Teaching
Program Requires GRE or MAT: No
Letters of Recommendation: 2
All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.
|Internationals Living Abroad||Applicants Residing in the U.S.||Priority Consideration|
|Fall||May 1||July 15||June 1|
|Spring||October 1||December 10||November 1|
|Summer||June 1||April 1|
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