Testing Requirements for Application

Applicants must complete two tests as part of the application process for the Master of Arts in Education Plus Certification program. The following test is required:

  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) General Test OR Miller Analogies Test

Scores for the test should be submitted to the Graduate Studies Office at Villanova University. Registration and test details can be found below:

The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) 

Applicants must complete either the GRE General Test or Miller Analogies Test as part of the application process for the Master’s Plus Certification program. The General Test measures analytical writing, verbal, and quantitative skills that have been acquired over a long period of time and that are not related to any specific field of study. Applicants can register for the GRE General Test online at http://www.gre.org. The website will list registration deadlines, test dates, test sites and preparation materials for the test.

Miller Analogies Test

Applicants must complete either the GRE General Test or Miller Analogies Test as part of the application process for the Master’s Plus Certification program. The Miller Analogies Test (MAT) is a high-level analytic ability test requiring the solution of problems stated as analogies. The MAT is intended to assess your ability to recognize relationships between ideas, your fluency in the English language, and your general knowledge of literature, philosophy, history, science, mathematics, and fine arts. Applicants can request a registration brochure by calling Harcourt Educational Measurement at 1.800.622.3231. 

 

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Cert/Masters for Archdiocese of Phila. Teachers

Villanova University offers a part-time certification program for teachers in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia that includes courses in the foundation of Education and methods of teaching designed specifically for students interested in obtaining secondary teacher certification.

Beginning in the summer, this program permits teachers to complete the certification sequence in 2 years, taking one course each semester and one each of two summers. Students may also continue with more course work and obtain a Master’s degree. Option for tuition assistance and reduction available for current teachers.