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Teaching: Secondary Mathematics Teacher Education
(M.A.)

An image of a calendar icon that is brown with light tan page markers on a gold background with a red border.     Application deadlines

Due to university restructuring, we will be revising the Master of Arts in teaching program (math & science) in its current form to accommodate a broader array of content areas. While this is exciting news, we unfortunately will be postponing admission to the MAT 2018 cohort. At this time, our goal is to open for the 2019-2020 academic year.

On-going; Cohort coursework begins at the beginning of Summer I Semester. Applicants accepted after March 15 will start working with their cohort the following summer. Candidates are not allowed to join a cohort mid-year.

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A resume or curriculum vitae (CV) is required; please submit within the online application system.

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This program requires passage of the Basic Skills Examination Requirement for admission to the program. Information about this requirement may be found at: http://wmich.edu/teachercertification/mttc/pre

Please scan and upload a copy of your test results within the "Other Program Materials" section of the online application and arrange to have your official scores sent to WMU.

Note: International applicants may have to provide evidence of English language proficiency. More information can be found within the online application.

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This program requires three recommendations. Please send email requests for such recommendations from within the online system.

An image of a brown pencil on a gold background with a purple border.     Written statement

Please prepare a statement which covers the following information, and attach it within the online application:

Provide a concise written "statement of purpose" (250 words or less) indicating your reason for seeking admission to the program and what the you hope to accomplish during the program of study.

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This program does not require any previous written work be submitted.

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Upload a scanned copy of your results from the Basic Skills Exam.

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If you have any questions, please review the website below for program and contact information.

Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies — College of Education and Human Development

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An official transcript from the institution from which you received your bachelor degree is required, as well as a transcript from institution(s) where any graduate level courses or degrees have been taken/completed. Applicants are not required to submit an official transcript of courses taken/completed at WMU.

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