Must already have a baccalaureate degree or be lateral entry teacher seeking middle grades teacher licensure. Overall minimum GPA of 2.5 on 4.0 scale for all undergraduate work or minimum 2.75 on 4.0 scale in last 60 hours of study which may include no more than 12 hours graduate study. Prerequisite specialty area course requirements should be completed prior to applying for the “A” level license. Required courses for each individual are determined by comparing transcripts of previous college course work with that of specialty area requirements for the “A” level license. Students may have to take additional undergraduate subject area coursework in order to meet licensure requirements. Students are required to remove academic area deficiencies prior to enrollment in the graduate methods course and internship. See advisor or department chair for evaluation of these courses. Provide scores from either the GRE general section or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) taken within the last five years.
Initial Licensure Requirements: 15-18 Credits
Initial licensure (A-level) requirements in Middle Grades Education must be completed prior to taking courses to complete MAT program.