How Do I Apply?

MAT applications are accepted year-round for all MAT program concentrations.  Start dates are available during August, October, January, March, and May.  Application documentation, including official transcripts and test reports, must be received at least three weeks prior to the start of a term.
  • Submit an online application to the Graduate School including all official transcripts from accredited colleges attended except Eastern Kentucky University.
  • Complete all MAT program requirements
  • *Successfully complete the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (CASE): Reading (156), Writing (162), Mathematics (150) exams OR Graduate Record Exam: Verbal Reasoning (150), Quantitative Reasoning (143), and Analytical Writing (4.0). Scores are good for five (5) years from the test date. Students who do not have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or 3.25 in the last 60 hours must complete the GRE to meet the Graduate School Entrance Exam requirement.

All coursework in the MAT professional core is 100% online. Most concentration option coursework is also 100% online or offered in hybrid format to limit evening coursework.  At most, MAT students may have up to two courses that are not 100% online. Candidates are required to complete clinical hours at an assigned public school during school hours.  Individual arrangements can be made to compact these hours to fit your work schedule.

Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (CASE) exam series
(https://www.ets.org/praxis/ky/requirements/)

*BE SURE to request that your Praxis CASE and Praxis II scores be sent to EKU -CODE 1200; for test sites outside Kentucky, also designate EPSB – CODE R7283(A).