For unconditional acceptance to the Master of Arts in Teaching program, an applicant must:

  • Complete an online application through the LaGrange College Admission’s on-line application system;
  • Submit three references (use the online link);
  • Have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or higher;
  • Submit satisfactory official transcripts from each graduate and undergraduate institution attended for analysis;
  • Have the appropriate number of semester hour credits in a content area above general education credits;
  • Have a passing score for the GACE® Program Admission Test or exemption;
  • Complete the Georgia Educator Ethics Entry Assessment;
  • Provide criminal background check and verify that no criminal record or dishonorable discharge from the armed services will prevent teacher certification;
  • Meet verification of residency requirements;
  • Earn a minimum score on the TOEFL exam of at least 550 if English is not the applicant’s primary language;
  • Complete a successful interview with the MAT Advisor; and
  • Receive approval from Department of Education Chair.