One Eleven Initiative

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

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

Brittany Stack
Program Assistant
Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program
School of Education
The University of Mississippi
236 Guyton Hall
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-2617
(662) 915-7249 Fax
btstack@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