The College of Education does not have a scholarship specifically for transfer students; however, we do offer scholarships for admitted undergraduate students. Scholarships are funded by gifts from faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the College.
Transfer Student Information: TEACHER PREPARATION Edition
Non-MSU students who want to schedule advising appointments can call our office at (517) 353-9680 to request a telephone or in-person appointment. In addition, prospective secondary education students should plan to meet with an advisor in their degree major (e.g., Mathematics, English, Interdisciplinary Social Science, etc.). To find contact information for individual departments, please use… Read More »
You must first apply to Michigan State University through MSU’s on-line application for undergraduate admission and indicate your intention to earn a teaching certificate. Students interested in becoming elementary teachers should select Education or Special Education (Learning Disabilities) as their major. Students interested in becoming secondary teachers should select the major corresponding to the subject… Read More »
No. MSU must receive official results directly from the testing company. If you did not request that scores be sent to MSU when you registered for the test, you can contact the testing company and request that your results be sent now.
All applicants are asked to describe their experiences with children or youth and incorporate relevant examples from their own experiences when they complete the online application. 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.
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 »
Admission decisions for direct transfer applicants will be communicated approximately four-six weeks after submission of all materials. Please contact the Student Affairs Office at (517) 353-9680 with questions.
Admission to the MSU teacher preparation program is competitive but qualified students are readily admitted. Most applicants who meet minimum requirements for “Direct Transfer Admission” are admitted. Limited space does exist in some teaching areas, so admission to some majors is more competitive than others.
Prospective teacher candidates should get experience working with diverse groups of students (e.g. through tutoring, camp counseling, volunteering in schools, coaching, etc.). Applicants must list their experiences related to teaching or working with youth or children and are expected to incorporate relevant personal examples when they answer questions on the online application. The College of… Read More »
You should check http://www.transfer.msu.edu/ for specific courses that will transfer to MSU as TE 150.