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Application and Requirements

Applications for the 2019-2020 MIT cohorts are now being accepted until April 1, 2019 (or until the cohort is full).


Application Requirements:

1. Apply to the Graduate College and satisfy the minimum admissions requirements of the Graduate College, including a 3.00 GPA. International applicants must satisfy the international admissions requirements.

2. A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution of higher learning or a degree from a non-U.S. institution of higher education that is judged equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree by the International Admissions Office. An undergraduate degree in education or certification is not required to apply. 

3. Letter of application including the following: (a) a description of your career goals and professional interests and how the MIT program will help you attain them, and (b) An explanation of why you are choosing the MIT program and why you will be a successful graduate student

4. Official Test Scores. Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics-Test #5732 (Passing Score-150). To schedule a test date for the Core Math Praxis #5732 application requirement, please visit the ETS website:

5. Two letters of recommendation from professionals who can write about your experience with children with exceptionalities. Please note: letters of reference are collected via the application system once a candidate begins the application process.

6. Must complete and pass an Idaho State Department of Education Criminal Background Check through Boise State Teacher Education during the first ESP-Seminar of the annual cohort before the start of the fall semester.