Admission requirements

The Master of Arts in Teaching program requires the following for admission:

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • One official copy of transcripts from all colleges or universities attended.  Mail official transcripts to KSOE, PMB 4350, Moraga, CA 94575-4350. 
  • Three letters of recommendation from professionals who can evaluate your potential to carry out graduate work
  • Statement of professional goals and resume included with your application
  • Evidence of health insurance or a signed waiver
  • Interview with Program Director
  • Application and fee

Application Links and Deadline

If you completed your credential at SMC apply to:

If you completed your credential at a different college apply to:

Master of Arts in Teaching has a Summer Term start. Applications are accepted year round however priority deadlines must be met to be considered for scholarships.

Foreign transcripts and International students

Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees, and other relevant documents by one of the approved CTC organizations for admittance into the program. International students have additional admission requirements.

Tuition & Financial Aid

To view tuition rates for the 2021-2022 academic year, click here. Financial aid is available to most students. Click here to learn more about the program costs and financial aid.

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