Applying to the Master of Arts with Elementary Teaching Certification Program
Schedule an appointment to meet with our Recruitment Coordinators to learn more about the next steps to becoming a teacher candidate.
Complete a Request for a Coursework Evaluation. Your transcript(s) will be evaluated to be sure 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. The request for a coursework evaluation can be found here.
Complete the Rackham online application. Review the master of arts with certification application checklist to ensure you submit a complete application. Please note the academic statement of purpose, personal statement of purpose, resume, and letters of recommendation must be submitted using the online application system. Hard copies will not be accepted.
Submit your GRE scores. Test scores must be sent electronically to Rackham Graduate School (institution code: 1839) through Educational Testing Service (ETS).
Submit your transcripts. All applicants are required to mail one set of transcripts (in their sealed institutional envelope) for all previous bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and doctoral degrees to:
Rackham Graduate School
Attn: Transcripts/U‐M ID# (if known) or date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy)
915 E. Washington Street
Ann Arbor MI 48109‐1070
If you've received a credential from a school outside the U.S. you should review the required credentials from non-U.S. institutions.
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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