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Xavier University of Louisiana — Division of Education

Program Type:
Coverdell Fellows
Division of Education
Degrees Awarded:
Teaching (MAT), Teaching Certificate
Admissions Deadlines:
Fall Enrollment: July 1st; Spring Enrollment: December 1st; Summer Enrollment: May 1st
Program Start:
Mid-May for summer, Mid-August for fall, January for spring
Program Founded:
May, 2004


Tuition discount will be covered for those who go into our middle school or secondary education program. All certification programs have been merged with Special Education Mild/Moderate. Candidates will receive a dual certification in General Education and Special Education Mild/Moderate.


Master of Arts in Teaching is a thirty-six (36) hour program designed for candidates who are interested in receiving initial certification with a master degree.


Submission of the Graduate School Application and: 1)Completion of an undergraduate degree in a field other than education; 2)GPA of 2.5 or better, and; 3)Passing scores on the Praxis I basic skills test (reading, writing and math) and Praxis II content test for admission into the summer sessions. Candidates must also take the Millers Analogies Test (passing score of 380) or the GRE (passing score of 800).

For inquiries about Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program, call 855.855.1961 x1440.

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Ms. Ahdija Baker Donatto

Division of Education
One Drexel Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70125
(504) 520-7533
(504) 520-7909

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