The following are required for admission:
- Application form.
- Payment of the $50 non-refundable application fee.
- Written profession of faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
- Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work.
- Two reference forms from educators.
- Passing scores on GACE Content Assessments in the content field for which you were
accepted into the MAT. Applicants must request that their scores be sent to Covenant
- Note: GACE content assessment is not required for Biblical Studies or Drama.
- To register for the GACE content assessment, all examinees must have a MyPSC Account, available at http://mypsc.gapsc.org. Once the MyPSC account has been established and the appropriate “Reason for Testing” selected, then the examinee can register at the GACE website: www.gace.ets.org. Please follow the instructions for registering for the GACE Content Assessment: GACE Content Assessments. For additional information on registering to test at ETS, please view the GACE quick reference guide: http://gace.ets.org/s/pdf/registration_quick_ref_guide.pdf
- Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0. Applicants with a cumulative undergraduate GPA between 2.5 and 2.99 may receive provisional admission.
- Completion of a course in introduction to teaching from a regionally accredited college or university. The course must include a minimum of 30 hours of fieldwork/observation in K-12 classrooms.
- Completion of a course in educational psychology from a regionally accredited college or university.
- Completion of a course in special education from a regionally accredited college or university.
- Letter of cooperation from school if applicant is employed as a teacher and wishes to use employment towards clinical practice requirements.
- Completed release of consumer reports form.
- Covenant defines international students as anyone who is not a citizen of the United States of America. International applicants must submit the following in addition to the above: International Certification of Finances form, authenticated and evaluated transcripts, scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language for applicants whose native language is not English. For detailed information, please go to the following page: International Applicants
Application and supporting materials are accepted December through February 1 by the Master of Arts in Teaching office.
Application may be made on-line. Packets may also be obtained through written, phone or email request firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note the following dates for submission of application materials and financial aid application and awards, and fee assessment.
- Beginning November 1: Applications received and accepted
- February 1-March 1: Applicants notified of admissions decisions; Application for financial aid
- March 1: Priority deadline for application for financial aid
- April 1-May 1: Registration
- May 2-16: Late registration, $100 fee applies; Drop/add period
- May 26: Official start date of pre-campus session; term start date
- May 27: Tuition and fees assessed