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College of Education

Master in Teaching – Application Information


Pullman & Spokane

When is the application due?

Our priority deadline is November 15
We will accept applications until April 1 (on a space available basis).


How do I apply to the MIT Program?

Phase I: Application to WSU Graduate School
  • Complete online application
    • Include 3 references.
      • The best references are individuals who can speak about your teaching and work with children or youth.  Your application is not complete until these references have been submitted.
    • Unofficial copies of your transcript(s) may be uploaded with your online application. These will be used for evaluation purposes only.
  • Submit official transcripts
    • Graduate School Washington State University
      P.O. Box 641030
      Pullman, Washington 99164-1030
    • This is not required for WSU transcripts
Phase II: Application to College of Education
  • Download and complete the College of Education application (PDF or Word)
  • Collect evidence of meeting basic academic skills:
    • If you have taken the SAT, ACT, or West-B in all three subject areas (reading, math, and writing), gather your official test results.  
    • If you took the SAT or ACT before writing subject tests, take the West-B writing test and include your results.
    • If you went to WSU for undergrad, WSU may have a copy of your official SAT or ACT.
  • Secondary applicants only: If you do not hold a BA or BS in the content area that you want to teach, submit your unofficial transcript(s) and a self-evaluation form. This will help us identify potential coursework deficiencies.  
    • If you have questions about this form, please email Staci Bickhaupt (
  • Email all documents as attachments:
Phase III: Interview
  • The most outstanding applicants are selected for interviews (late January or early February).
Phase IV: Preliminary Admission
  • Congratulations! You on are on way to becoming teacher!
  • Full admission cannot be granted until you have demonstrated proficiency in your content area:
    • Elementary applicants must pass the Elementary Education Exam (Subtests I and II).
    • Secondary applicants with a BA or BS in their subject area must pass a West-E or NES exam.  Secondary applicants who do not hold a BA or BS in their subject area can wait until student teaching to take this exam.
    • All content exams need to be completed by April 1.
Phase V: Full Admission
  • Get ready to start taking classes in June!