Students applying to the teacher preparation program with a major in Special Education will need 42 documented hours of experience with children or youth who have special needs (see Special Education Pre-admission Experience). However, all applicants to the teacher preparation program are asked to describe their experiences with children or youth and incorporate relevant examples from… Read More »
Honors College students must complete the regular undergraduate admission application available online at the College of Education website each Fall Semester (see Applications and Admissions). Students in good standing with the Honors College are guaranteed admission to the teacher preparation program provided minimum admission requirements are met (this includes required official ACT scores [or an… Read More »
When you are accepted into a cohort program you agree to join the program for your first year. You are not required to stay in the program for your whole undergraduate career. You can try the program your first year and then decide later if it is for you or not.
Absolutely! One of the most interesting and exciting components of GECP is the wide range of opportunities students have for travel and teaching abroad. Additionally, GECP students engage in specialized field placements identified to provide a culturally rich learning experience. All GECP students are required to have at least one Global Experience, which can include… Read More »
You will not be permitted to print or save copies of your essay, except as directed at the testing center. Software used to detect cheating is applied to all essays. Evidence of plagiarism, cheating, or falsification could result in denial of admission.
You should arrive at the assigned testing site on the correct date at least 20 minutes early. You will need this time to receive instructions and complete paperwork. You will not be permitted to enter an essay session late. Please see Applications and Admissions for more information.
You will be given one hour to complete your essay using word-processing software. Please see Applications and Admissions for more information.
Please do not bring a dictionary, thesaurus, backpack, books, thumb/jump drive, computer software, food or drink to the testing site. Please see Applications and Admissions for more information.
If you have lost your receipt, you will need to go to 134 Erickson Hall so that a new one can be printed for you. You should call first (517-353-9680) to be sure someone will be available to print it for you. Please see Applications and Admissions for more information.
You must bring picture identification, your application login and password, and your essay fee receipt to the testing site. Please see Applications and Admissions for more information.
The GECP program has special features each year of your undergraduate program. In the first year, GECP participants enroll in special sections of courses that are already required in the teacher preparation program. Other semesters, GECP students are required to enroll for an extra 1-3 credit seminar or course. GECP students will also participate in special extra-curricular… Read More »
You must earn at least a 1.0 in each teaching major/minor course in order to receive credit for the course. However, to progress to the internship, the overall GPA in your teaching major and minor must be at least 2.5. You must also have an overall GPA of at least 2.5 and a GPA of… Read More »
MSU undergraduates must complete courses in at least two of three diversity categories (“D”, “N” & “I”) as part of their IAH and/or ISS requirements. “N” – emphasizes national diversity; “I” – emphasizes international and multicultural diversity and “D” – emphasizes both national and international/multicultural diversity.
The academic advisor for GECP is Kristy Dumont. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, 353-9684, 134 Erickson Hall. The academic advisor for UECP is Michael Zaborowski. He can be reached at email@example.com, 355-1827, 134 Erickson Hall.
If you have already taken the ACT and your scores meet or exceed those levels, you have met MDE’s “basic skills” requirement. If you have already taken the ACT and your scores do not meet or exceed those levels, you may take the test again and have official scores sent to MSU. If you have… Read More »