Campus Box D-116
PO Box 1000
Athens, WV 24712-1000
- Content area courses must have a grade of “C” or better and an overall GPA of 2.75 and a 2.75 in the content area from a regionally accredited institution. All graduate students must maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 in the MAT Program.
- Prior to enrollment in the program –
a. Provide official scores of PRAXIS I: Pre-Professional Skills Tests in reading, writing, and math or exemption of an enhanced ACT score of 26 or higher, or a SAT score of 1125 or higher AND passing scores on PRAXIS II: Subject Assessment Test(s) as specified in Policy 5100. Individuals who have completed a master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education are also exempt from Praxis I according to WV Policy 5100 (§126-114-6 – 6.2.30).
b. Provide official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) test scores. GRE/MAT scores should reflect the 50th percentile or above. GRE scores must be a combined scaled score for verbal and quantitative of at least 800 and an analytical writing score of 3.0; or a score of 387 is required on the MAT. Sub-scores will be reviewed by the Graduate Council. Individuals who have completed a master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education are also exempt from taking/submitting GRE/MAT scores.
c. Provide 2 letters recommending admission into the program. At least one letter must be from a professional that is knowledgeable of your content background;
d. Submit a completed Disposition Assessment by an employer or undergraduate content professor;
e. Complete the Application for Admission (Word document), and submit it with a $25.00 fee.
- Prior to Student Teaching:
a. Successful completion of all coursework with at least a “C” or better in all courses and a 3.0 overall GPA.
b. Provide official scores of the PRAXIS II PLT: Principles of Learning and Teaching.
A candidate may apply to the advanced program and take nine (9) credit-hours of courses before full admission requirements to the program must be met. Permission from the Director of Graduate Studies and/or the Graduate Council must also be obtained to be conditionally enrolled in nine hours of graduate courses; additionally, at least 50% or more of content area coursework must be completed to be conditionally admitted. Application and fee, and original transcripts are necessary for conditional acceptance. However, all requirements must be met before candidates will be fully admitted to the MAT program. Failure to complete all admission requirements after nine (9) hours of coursework may result in administrative withdrawal from the courses or credit may not be applied toward graduation in the degree program.
Tuition & Fees
In-State: $326 per credit hour
Out-of-State: $572 per credit hour
Inquiries about student loans for graduate students should be directed to the
Financial Aid Office
P.O. Box 1000
Athens, WV 24712
or call (304) 384-6069