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
(2017-2018)  Summer 2017, Fall 2017, Winter 2018, and Spring 2018



Books & Supplies

Room & Board

Michigan resident








Total Mandatory and Registration Fees for all terms (Summer 2017, Fall 2017, Winter 2018, and Spring 2018) $492.58

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

*Michigan residents should expect to pay approximately $6,061 in tuition for summer 2017, $11,402 Fall 2017 and $11,402 Winter 2018, as well as $6,061 for the spring 2018. 

**Nonresident students should expect to pay approximately $12,266 for the summer 2017, $23,035 for the fall 2017 and $23,035 for the winter 2018, as well as $12,266 for the spring 2018. 

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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Room 1225
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259

Phone: 734.615.1528

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