M.A.T. in Middle Grades Admission Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree must be completed before graduate study begins.

Applicants seeking admission to the M.A.T program in middle grades education are required to submit the following to the Graduate School:

To ensure that prospective teachers applying to the M.A.T program offered by the Watson College of Education know the content they will be teaching, applicants seeking admission to the M.A.T program in middle grades education are required to submit Official Passing Scores for the PRAXIS II Middle Grades Content Area Exam (language arts, math, science, or social studies). Applicants must identify UNCW as the score recipient. Praxis information is available on line at http://www.uncw.edu/ed/advising/documents/praxisIItest.pdf;

Admissions decisions are based upon several factors, and where other indicators of success warrant, individuals who fall below the established criterion in one of the areas may be considered for admission.

The admissions process for this program may require an interview. Final selection will be based upon consideration of academic record, test scores, writing samples, recommendations, and possible interview performance.



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