Application Requirements

Admission to the METP is based on academic achievement, service, educational experiences, and passion for teaching.

Competitive applicants are expected to have a minimum ACT score of 28 or SAT score of 1310, and a minimum high school GPA of 3.5.  Transfer students must have completed at least 48 hours of transferable community college courses applicable to a bachelor's degree in education at MSU with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. Requested materials to be uploaded during the application process include :


  1. ACT or SAT scores and High School GPA
  2. High school and/or community college transcripts
  3. 2 recommendations
  4. Please provide a one-page, single-spaced essay detailing why you want to teach your subject (i.e. secondary English, math, or science; elementary education; special education) in Mississippi.