Teaching - Elementary Education

Wheaton College Illinois

24 months
850 USD/credit
850 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The M.A.T. in elementary or secondary education is available to students who have earned a B.A. from an accredited college/university with a liberal arts major, or its equivalent.


Wheaton College offers two licenses for Master of Arts programs, the Elementary (1-6) License and the Secondary (6-12) License and is offered as an accelerated program for current Wheaton College undergraduate students as well as for candidates who graduated from another four-year college/university. These programs are for those seeking an initial teaching license.Prospective students are generally those who hold a B.A. in a subject area other than education looking to get a Teacher's License, as well as undergraduate education majors at Wheaton looking to do the accelerated program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Multicultural Education Tutoring Practicum 
  • Learning and Development: The Psychological and Developmental Contexts of Education 
  • Teacher Aiding Practicum
  • Learning Differences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an approved institution and in an approved major.
  • GPA 3.0 minimum.
  • MAT (Miller Analogies Test) or GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) General Test
  • TAP (Illinois Test of Academic Proficiency).
  • Official transcripts from all schools that ever granted you college credit, even just one credit.
  • Admission application.
  • Three recommendation forms, not letters. 
  • Three essays.
  • Chronological resume.
  • Signed  Statement of Faith, Community Covenant, and Statement of Veracity.
  • Application fee US $30, non-refundable.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    850 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 850 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    850 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 850 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Teaching - Elementary Education
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