Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies
Master of Arts in Teaching
Applications for this program are accepted June
15 through January 1 of each year, with selection
and admission determined by April 15. Coursework
begins during the summer I session.
- A completed Graduate
- A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
in an appropriate secondary education discipline (a
transcript evaluation will determine what additional
discipline area coursework will be required).
- An overall grade point average of at least 3.0 (4.0
= A) in the last two years of undergraduate work
- If you have a GPA of less than 3.0:
You may be
granted a Conditional Admission, and this will be
converted to a regular admission if students receive
a grade of "B" or better in the first two graduate
courses (six credit hours) taken.
- A concise written "statement of purpose" (250
words or less) indicating the applicant's reasons
for seeking admission to the program and what the
applicant hopes to accomplish during the program
of study and which demonstrates congruence of
applicant's written "statement of purpose" with the
parameters of this degree program.
- Acceptable scores on the Michigan Test for Teacher
Certification (MTTC) - Basic Skills test, and at least
one secondary education content area (i.e., biology,
chemistry, physics or mathematics).
Drop off your statement and program emphasis form in 4121 Sangren Hall,
or mail to:
Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5226 USA
Application assistance may be obtained by email or phone by contacting Tammie Klinger.