The admission requirements for the M.A.T. and T2T - Secondary are as follows:
- Complete online application and pay the fee.
- Submit signed enrollment agreement.
- Bachelor’s degree or higher in the area of licensure from a regionally accredited institution.
- Provide official documentation of successful completion of an undergraduate degree with a 3.0 cumulative grade point average from a regionally accredited institution. Applicants whose grade point average is above 2.5 but below 3.0 with five years of professional experience related to the content area in which the applicant intends to seek licensure will be eligible for admission.
- Submit official college transcripts.
- Pass criminal background check from Safe Hiring Solutions.
- Provide evidence of Indiana passing scores on Indiana Department of Education Required examinations.*
For M.A.T. - Elementary and T2T - Elementary Education applicants: submit evidence of passing scores on required Indiana examination for Elementary Education.
For M.A.T. – Secondary and T2T - Secondary Education applicants: Submit evidence of passing scores on the required Indiana examination for at least one of the following content areas: Biology, Business, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, Economics, English, English as a New Language, Family and Consumer Science, Geography, Government/Political Science, Health, History, Mathematics, Music, Physical Science, Physics, Physical Education, Psychology, Social Studies, Sociology, Visual Arts, or World Languages.
*For additional information on testing requirements, see http://www.doe.in.gov/improvement/educator-effectiveness/teacher-testing or visit ETS.org.
International Transcript Requirements
All applicants must submit to the Admissions Office official, sealed college transcripts from each institution attended.
- Transcripts that are international and/or not in English must be evaluated through AACRAO or any evaluation agency credentialed through NACES.
- International applicants must request the course-by-course evaluation. The evaluation report must show that the non-U.S. education is equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree to be considered for admission.
English as Second Language Applicants
All applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate competence in the English language as demonstrated in one of three ways:
- Submission of an official transcript showing a degree from a United States secondary school or regionally accredited college/university.
- Submission of a transcript from a secondary school or college/university whose country uses English as a primary means of instruction, including, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand.
- Submission of an official minimum score on the written or computer-based TOEFL.
- The minimum TOEFL score required for the Paper-Based Test (PBT) is 550, for the computer-based version is 213, and for the Internet-based Test is 80.
- The testing agency must send test scores directly to American College of Education.
Applicants have the right to appeal admissions decisions. Final decisions will made by the Dean or designee.