The MAT or the GRE should be taken prior to admission to the program.
Miller Analogies Test (MAT)
Wingate University is an official testing site for the Miller Analogies Test (MAT). For additional information, to receive a booklet containing test information and/or to register for the test, contact the Thayer School of Education at 704-233-8127. The MAT is administered at Wingate University in Wingate, NC on the last Wednesday of every month during the school year. The Wingate University school code is 2536.
Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) can be taken as a part of the admissions requirement to the program instead of the Miller Analogies Test. It aims to measure verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, analytical writing, and critical thinking skills that have been acquired over a long period of time and that are not related to any specific field of study. It is a computer-based, computer adaptive exam administered by selected qualified testing centers. The cost of the test is $160. For more information the website is www.ets.org/gre/.
For Master of Arts in Teaching students:
In order to complete your program AND become licensed in the state of North Carolina, you MUST take and pass the following PRAXIS II series exam: Elementary Education, 5015
*Beginning July 2014, the Master of Arts in Teaching students will take the MTEL 90 and MTEL 03 in place of the PRAXIS ll.