Teach for America – Fall Semester

Fall Semester 2016 — Deadlines

For graduate level certification and degree programs (Middle/Secondary, Early Childhood Special Education):

TFA Only: Special Education (includes either Multiple/Severe Disabilities and Behavior/Learning Disabilities) Master of Arts in Teaching (Deadline: June 15, 2016).

This program includes a non-degree option and an option to complete certification requirements prior to completion of Masters. The GRE scores are required for admission to the M.A.T. but Fall 2016 candidates may be provisionally accepted with GRE scores to be submitted by September 30.

Visit the Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders website 

(Fall Deadline — June 15, 2016)

  • TFA Only: English Education, Master of Arts in Teaching
  • TFA Only: Mathematics Education, Master of Arts in Teaching
  • TFA Only: Science Education, Master of Arts in Teaching
  • TFA Only: Social Studies Education, Master of Arts in Teaching
  • TFA Only: Middle Level - Language Arts/Social Studies (Gr. 4-8)
  • TFA Only: Middle Level - Math/Science (Gr. 4-8)
  • TFA Only: ESOL Certification (P-12) with Reading Endorsement

(These programs include an option to complete certification requirements prior to completion of Masters.)

* Applicants will receive an automated email when they begin an application and a second email when they submit the application. If your browser has a section for trusted sites, please enter these two URLs:

http://app.applyyourself.com  or https://app.applyyourself.com 

Visit the Middle & Secondary Education website 

  • Resume, Goal Statement, and Recommendation Letters
  • Transcripts
  • GRE Scores
    • TFA applicants may be conditionally admitted pending submission of their GRE scores. For the certification/master's degree programs housed in the MSE departments and for the M.Ed. programs in special education in ESC, applicants must submit their GRE scores by September 30, 2016.
    • For information on taking the GRE, see the Educational Testing Service website.
    • Use College Code 5251 for the college code (DO NOT specify a department code) for reporting your GRE scores.

We urge you to:

  • PRINT a copy of your application when given the prompt to do so.
  • Save the application submission email.
  • There is a $50 application fee. You may pay with a charge card (VISA, AMEX, etc.).

Need Help?

  • If you experience any technical difficulty, please click on “Technical Support” in the online application. You will be asked to enter your email address in order to receive online technical support. Your technical support request will be processed by an ApplyYourself technical support representative and will be responded to as quickly as possible. Be sure to be as detailed as possible in your description of the problem.
  • The College of Education & Human Development’s Office of Academic Assistance is also available to answer questions and provide assistance regarding the admissions process for our GSU/TFA collaborative teacher education programs. Nancy Keita, Director of the Office of Academic Assistance via email: nkeita@langate.gsu.edu