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An M.A. in Education from Avila can take your teaching career to the next level.

Teaching Certification Admission Requirements

The applicant seeking admission to the program must:

  • Attend an information session

  • Have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

  • Complete all parts of the electronic application

  • Submit official transcripts of all previous college work

  • Have an overall grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale

  • Students whose primary language is not English are required to submit official score reports of the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) exam. The examination results should not be more than two years old. The minimum TOEFL score required is 580 on the written test, 237 on the computer-based test, or 92 on the internet-based test. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam scores may be submitted in lieu of the TOFEL. The minimum IELTS exam score required for admission is an overall score of 7.5 with no individual band score below 6.0.

  • Content grade point average of 3.0 before formal admission to the School of Education