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Teaching, M.A. - Admissions


Admissions Requirements

  • To be admitted to the MAT Elementary Education Program, students must:

    1. Have a bachelor‘s degree from an accredited undergraduate institution;
    2. Have attained a minimum grade point average of 3.0, based on a 4.0 scale, in their undergraduate work;
    3. Grade of “C” or higher in all coursework required for licensure,
    4. Receive passing scores on the Illinois Licensure Test of Academic Proficiency, ACT +Writing, or SAT;
    5. Receive a favorable fingerprint, criminal background check from the Illinois State Police,
    6. Have a complete transcript review verifying completion of prerequisite courses (or their equivalent) with a ‘C’ or better in each standard meeting course.
    7. Attain approval by the Committee on Teacher Education (COTE).

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