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, 2019

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

Final deadline: April 1, 2020

Expenses for Master of Arts with Certification Students
(2019-2020)  Summer 2019, Fall 2019, Winter 2020, and Spring 2020



Books & Supplies

Room & Board

Michigan resident








Tuition rates for the 2020-2021 academic year are subject to approval by the Board of Regents of the University of Michigan June 2020 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 2019. 

Non-tuition student costs for the 2020-2021 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' 2019-2020 estimated expenses. 

Total Mandatory and Registration Fees for all terms (Summer 2019, Fall 2019, Winter 2020, and Spring 2020) $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 2019, $12,177 Fall 2019 and $12,177 Winter 2020, as well as $6,532 for the spring 2020. 

**Nonresident students should expect to pay approximately $13,212 for the summer 2018, $24,591 for the fall 2019 and $24,591 for the winter 2020, as well as $13,212 for the spring 2020. 

Early financial planning can help you make a University of Michigan graduate education a reality. 

  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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Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259

Phone: 734.615.1528

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