M.A.T. in Secondary Mathematics or Science FAQs



  • Review of applications takes several weeks and begins after the application deadline has been reached. You will receive an email from the Graduate School notifying you of your acceptance. In that email, you will also receive information about proving your U.S. citizenship, details about orientation, and registration instructions. A formal letter will be sent to your home address detailing your acceptance, as well.

  • You are able to transfer up to nine (9) credit hours of coursework based upon review and approval by the Program Coordinator. This coursework may not be accepted if older than 10 years.
  • To determine if you are eligible for financial aid, please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid's website for information relating to options available for graduate students.
  • Based on the program of study, many students complete the program in three semesters (Summer - Fall - Spring).
  • Many courses are online. During Fall and Spring, all face-to-face courses are in the evenings, so teacher candidates can be at their school site during the day.
  • Information regarding current tuition and fees can be found by visiting the Tuition and Fees page of the Bursar's office.
  • Many students take roughly 12 credits each of three semesters (Summer - Fall - Spring).
  • No, the GRE is not required for admission to this program, and we are currently working with the Graduate School to have this admission requirement removed. Please contact matsmge@kennesaw.edu for an individual GRE waiver.
  • Yes, the M.A.T. program does not require an undergraduate degree in education, mathematics, or science as an admission requirement.
  • No, you do not need a valid teaching certificate in order to be accepted into the program.