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 the area of secondary education English Language Arts
  • An overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or a 3.0 average for the last 60 hours in a degree program, or a 3.0 or higher in a completed graduate degree program
  • Minimum score of 300 on the GRE or 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, official test scores, and a Graduate School application.

Applications are accepted each semester.

How do I apply?

If you reside or intend to seek professional licensure outside of the state of Alabama, please review the requirements for that state prior to applying to this program.