Mississippi Teacher Corps Teacher Education: Master of Arts (M.A.)

Program Description

The Mississippi Teacher Corps is a two-year graduate program that recruits college graduates to teach in critical-need areas of Mississippi. The program is only open to non-education majors.

Admissions Requirements

  • 3.0 GPA on all undergraduate work
  • Praxis CORE and Praxis II (Please note that you do not have to take the Praxis CORE and II before applying to the Mississippi Teacher Corps. However, if accepted, you will need to take and pass both the Praxis CORE and II before the start of summer training.)
  • Admissions Interview
  • Pass Transcript Analysis
    The Transcript Analysis requirements will be based on Specialized Professional Association (SPA) recommendations for required content area preparation. If an applicant does not pass the transcript analysis, the applicant can still be conditionally admitted and a plan for remediation will be developed with the program coordinator.

Application deadlines can be found at http://mtc.olemiss.edu/apply

Career Opportunities

MTC includes job placement in a public school district. This includes full pay and benefits from the state.

Online/Regional Campus Options

The cohort is based in Oxford, MS. There are no online or regional options.

For More Information

Sarah Jacobs
Program Coordinator
Mississippi Teacher Corps
School of Education
The University of Mississippi
226 Guyton Hall
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-5224
(662) 915-7249 Fax
smjacobs@olemiss.edu


Andrew P Mullins
Professor and Assistant Director Mississippi Teacher Corps
Mississippi Teacher Corps
School of Education
The University of Mississippi
231 Guyton Hall
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-2616
(662) 915-7249 Fax
amullins@olemiss.edu