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Requirements & Application

Masters of Arts in Teaching

Requirements for Program Entry
  • A Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 3.0 overall undergraduate GPA
  • Security Clearances within the past six months:
    • PA Child Abuse History Clearance
    • PA State Police Criminal Record Check
    • FBI Fingerprinting Check 

Prerequisite Credits (18)

  • 3 credits of Educational Psychology or Developmental Psychology (Child/Adolescent)
  • 3 credits of Meeting the Instructional Needs of English Language Learners (ELL)*
    • *MLED2000 may be taken at La Roche during the first semester of the graduate program

Content Specialization

  • Passing score on 7th/8th grade content certification exam for Pennsylvania Middle Level Certification or 15 undergraduate and/or graduate credits within one of the following content areas:
    • English/Language Arts/Reading including English or Literature
    • Math including Mathematics or Computer Science
    • Science including Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science or Physics
    • Social Studies including History, Geography or Political Science

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