Admission requirements include the following:
undergraduate degree in the intended teaching field (or closely related
* Undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0
* Acceptable GRE scores (verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing)
* Letters of recommendation which speak to the applicant's ability to pursue graduate level work as well as his/her capacity to work as a secondary school teacher
Applicants to the program complete the Graduate School Application, available online at http://www.gradschool.duke.edu/admissions/. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
The MAT Faculty Advisory Committee reviews applications, and committee members interview applicants. The Dean of the Graduate School makes offers of admission.
Duke seniors, who at the beginning of their final semester lack no more than three courses in order to fulfill the requirements for the bachelor's degree, may apply for admission to MAT for the final semester. Admitted students may then take courses in their major that will count toward the MAT.
Applicants to the program must complete the electronic application and submit supporting documentation by January 30. If all new spaces are not filled, applications may be accepted later than the January 30 deadline. Offers of admission are usually made prior to the April 15 deadline for accepting offers of financial support and admission.