Admission Requirements & Deadlines

This program accepts students for fall, spring and summer terms. To ensure timely processing, submit your application and supporting materials as early as possible. Application deadlines are August 1, January 2, and May 1, respectively.  While we may continue to accept the supporting materials after these dates, we cannot guarantee that your application will be reviewed in time for the start of classes.

Admission Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.**
  • An overall minimum GPA of 3.00 for full admission to the program, and a 2.75 GPA for conditional admission, based on the last 60 units of total undergraduate and postbaccalaureate study.
  • Current professional teaching certificate (upload as an attachment with the online application).
  • Professional letter of recommendation (Email address of recommender must be entered on application).
  • Passing scores (as determined by MSDE) on the PRAXIS I Examination (required for international applicants only)

For more information, please contact the Program Director, Andrea Parrish, .

NOTE: A valid professional teaching certificate is a prerequisite for admission to the M.Ed. program. Prior to enrolling in any course work, applicants who do not hold a current teaching certificate should contact the MAT program office at 410-704-5388 to obtain information about earning a professional teaching certificate. A special education track is available in the MAT program.

International students must have passing TOEFL scores and have completed the PRAXIS I.

Non-immigrant international students: See additional admission information in International Graduate Admissions.

**See Exceptions to Policy in Graduate Admissions.