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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 February 15 (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.
    • Your application is not complete until these references have been submitted.
  • 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 application (PDF or Word)
  • Collect evidence of meeting basic academic skills:
    • The following minimum scores are acceptable:
      West-B: Math (240), Reading (240), and Writing (240)
      SAT: Math (515 or 27.5); Reading (500 or 27); Writing (490 or 28)
      ACT: Math (22); Reading (22); Writing (8 or 23)
  • 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:
    • Pullman: (Nick Sewell)
    • Spokane: (Kelly Lagrutta)
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.
Phase V: Full Admission
  • Get ready to start taking classes in June!
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