Application Materials Submitted to The School of Graduate Studies
(Deadline: 3rd Monday in April)The first step is to apply online at the School of Graduate Studies. The complete application requires three letters of recommendation, an essay as to why you want to teach, a residency form, and the School of Graduate Studies application, along with the corresponding fee. All the necessary forms are available on the School of Graduate Studies website, here.
(Deadline for all Requirements for entrance into the TEML-MAT Program: 1st Monday in June)
6. Applicants will be contacted for an Teacher Admission Board interview.
7. If applicable, submit Praxis I PPST passing score (see #5 below).
8. Complete Background Check.
9. Achieve passing Scores Praxis II Content Knowledge exam for specific discipline. This exam must be passed before acceptance can be granted to the TEML Program, therefore students should take the test by the June test date. Information for Praxis tests can be found here.
In addition, the requirements for acceptance into the TEML program include the following:
In the first semester of the program we will complete a transcript analysis. At that time if you have any undergraduate deficiencies, you can take them while taking your Master level courses.
*Your GPA will be on your transcript, but we will need documentation of your ACT scores if necessary.
Financial Aid: If you are considering applying for financial aid, you can do so online with your tax return from 2011 (2012). The sooner you complete the form the better. You may be eligible for a student loan. There is a Federal program that is called the Teacher Forgiveness Loan program that allows up to $4,000 to be forgiven but you have to have the loan in order to get it. Please click here for more information. Those that are eligible are required to have taught in a Title 1 school for 5 years. It is a good deal if that is an option for you. Here is the link for Financial Aid.
Please feel free to contact us with additional questions or to schedule an appointment to meet with one of the TEML Program Graduate Coordinators.
Thank you for your interest in ETSU TEML program for the MAT degree.