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Admission - MA in Secondary Education (English Language Arts 6-12 Certification)

To be considered for regular admission to the MA degree program, students must meet the following requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited institution
  • Alabama Class B teacher certification or equivalent in another state in the area of secondary education English Language Arts
  • An overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or a 3.0 average for the last 60 semester hours in a degree program, or a 3.0 or higher in a completed graduate degree program
  • A minimum combined score of 300 on the revised GRE or at least a 50th percentile on the MAT

A completed application package includes:

  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Three letters of recommendation (one from principal/superintendent)
  • A statement of purpose
  • A Graduate School application
  • A valid test score

Applications are accepted year round.

How do I apply?