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Education - Early Childhood Education - M.A.T.

Application Deadline

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Review of applications begins March 1st. Early application is encouraged.

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International Applicants

International Graduate Information

International applicants will upload a credential evaluation of their non-U.S. college or university transcripts from one of the services listed at this link: Credential_Evaluation 

Test Requirements

GRE General Test or Miller Analogy Test

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Required Electronically

  • Application
  • Application fee
  • Official GRE or Miller Analogy scores

Transcripts of all previous academic work at the undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) level. 
Applicants must upload unofficial copies of their transcripts and if admitted, all transcripts will be verified by the Graduate School. Applicants who previously attended James Madison University still need to upload an unofficial transcript, but do not need to provide official transcripts for verification.

Required by Program

  • Two or three page personal statement describing the applicant's rationale for entering the teaching profession
  • Applicants should have an undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or better
  • Applicants also complete an interview and initial transcript review
  • Name and contact details of three references (Letters of Recommendation are NOT required.)
All of the above listed requirements can/should be uploaded within the online application, and test scores, if required, should be sent electronically to the Graduate School from the Educational Testing Service.