Applying to the Master of Arts with Secondary 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) Includes Summer 2019, Fall 2019, Winter 2020, and Spring 2020

 

Tuition

Books & Supplies

Room & Board

Michigan resident

$33,614*

$1,788

$23,980

Nonresident

$67,794**

$1,788

$23,980

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 full-time tuition rates for summer 2019, fall 2019, and winter 2020 as well as a part-time rate for spring 2020 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. 

Additional information on expenses can be found from the University's Office of Financial Aid.  Estimated 2020-2021 costs can be found 

To obtain tuition rates (per credit hour) go to the Registrar's website at http://www.ro.umich.edu/tuition/tuition-fees.php

Total Mandatory and Registration Fees for all terms (Summer 2019, Fall 2019, Winter 2020, and Spring 2020) $492.58.  These fees may fluctuate in June 2020 when the Board of Regents meet. 

*For 2019-2020, Michigan residents will pay approximately $12,177 for fall term and $12,177 for winter term.  They also pay approximately $6,532 for the summer term and $2,728 for the spring term (assuming that they are only enrolled in two credit hours their final term of enrollment). 

**For 2019-2020, Nonresident students will pay approximately $24,591 for fall term and $24,591 for winter term.  They also pay approximately $13,212 for the summer term and $5,400 for the spring term (assuming that they are only enrolled in two credit hours their final term of enrollment).

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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Room 1225
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259

Phone: 734.615.1528
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