Applying to the Master of Arts with Elementary Teaching Certification Program

Application Deadlines

We encourage you to complete your application by the priority deadline (December 1st) to be given first consideration for funding, as funds are limited.

Priority deadline: December 1, 2018

Applications submitted after December 1 will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Final deadline: April 1, 2019

Expenses for Master of Arts with Certification Students
(2018-2019)  Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Winter 2019, and Spring 2019



Books & Supplies

Room & Board

Michigan resident








Tuition rates for the 2019-2020 academic year are subject to approval by the Board of Regents of the University of Michigan June 2019 and may fluctuate from the rates noted in the chart.  The tuition rates noted in this chart are actual costs based on tuition rates approved by the University's Board of Regents June 2018. 

Non-tuition student costs for the 2019-2020 academic year include books, supplies, room, and board, etc. and reflect a modest-but-adequate expense pattern of University of Michigan students based on Office of Financial Aid research.  Student costs noted in this chart are estimated costs.  Students' actual expenses will depend on their life styles, enrollment levels, etc.  The non-tuition student costs noted in this chart are based on students' 2018-2019 estimated expenses. 

Total Mandatory and Registration Fees for all terms (Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Winter 2019, and Spring 2019) $492.58

Additional information on expenses can be found from the University Office of Financial Aid.

*Michigan residents should expect to pay approximately $6,532 in tuition for summer 2018, $11,789 Fall 2018 and $11,789 Winter 2019, as well as $6,532 for the spring 2019. 

**Nonresident students should expect to pay approximately $13,212 for the summer 2018, $23,812 for the fall 2018 and $23,812 for the winter 2019, as well as $13,212 for the spring 2019. 

Early financial planning can help you make a University of Michigan graduate education a reality. For more information, please review the Financial Aid for MAC Students 2018-2019.

  1. Schedule an Appointment. Meet with our Recruitment Coordinators to learn more about the next steps to becoming a teacher candidate.

  2. Submit a Request for a Coursework Evaluation. Your transcript(s) will be evaluated to ascertain that you have met all general education and teaching major and minor course prerequisites. There is no charge for this evaluation. Note that an evaluation may take two weeks to be completed.

  3. Review the Application Checklist. Learn about the application requirements for the master of arts with certification program.

  4. Complete the Rackham Online Application. Review the master of arts with certification application checklist (above) to ensure you submit a complete application.

  5. Check your Application Status. Use the Wolverine Access system to verify your application information, check the status of your application, and update your email address, home address, and telephone number.

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