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Education - Elementary - M.A.T.

Application Deadline

The application will open August 1. February 1 is the deadline to be guaranteed consideration.

Program Begins


Degree(s) Offered

Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)

International Applicants

International Graduate Information

International applicants must upload a credential evaluation within the online application.

Test Requirements

Alternative Criteria to the GRE

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Required Electronically

  • Application
  • Application fee
  • Alternative Criteria to the GRE

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

  • This program is only open to applicants who have successfully completed the JMU undergraduate degree with an IDLS major and ELED minor. If you have graduated from another institution, you may want to consider the Early Childhood Education - MAT program.
  • Applicants must have an undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or better.