MSA Admission Requirements

Candidates for admission must hold, or be qualified to hold, North Carolina Class "A" teacher licensure and have a minimum of three years teaching experience. The following materials must be submitted in addition to the Application for Graduate School:

  1. Official copies of transcripts - a grade average of B or better in the undergraduate major is required,
  2. Official scores on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
    Scores more than five years old at the time of application will not be considered.
  3. Three recommendations by individuals in professionally relevant roles.
  4. Last summative teaching evaluation

Deadlines for Admission to the MSA Program:

  • Fall 2022: July 1, 2022
  • Spring 2023: October 15, 2022
  • Summer 2023: April 15, 2023
  • Fall 2023: July 1, 2023
  • Spring 2024: October 15, 2023
  • Summer 2024: April 15, 2024

To receive an application for admission, please contact:
The Graduate School
University of North Carolina Wilmington
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403-5959

For financial aid information, please contact the Financial Aid Office.