To be enrolled in TE 494 for the TESOL minor complete the Project Agreement Form.
Please see Opportunities to Get Involved on our college on our website. Additionally, you may want to visit the Center for Service Learning and Civic Engagement website for more volunteer opportunities in the field of education.
Honors College students must complete the regular undergraduate admission application available online at the College of Education website each Fall Semester. Students in good standing with the Honors College are guaranteed admission to the teacher preparation program provided minimum admission requirements are met.
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 who transfer to MSU (before or after 42 credits) may apply to the teacher preparation program through the regular MSU undergraduate application process (for more information see the FAQs under MSU Undergraduate Admissions). The online application is open each Fall Semester. MSU undergraduate students must meet the following criteria for admission: Sophomore standing or… Read More »
General elementary certification qualifies an individual to teach all subjects in grades K-5 (and all subjects in grades K-8 in self-contained classrooms). Students who have a special interest in teaching at the preschool level or in the early elementary grades may wish to add an Early Childhood Education minor from the Department of Human Development and Family… Read More »
Certification requirement for post-bachelor students can be found here. Generally speaking, applicants interested in pursuing certification as a secondary education (high school) teacher must satisfy the requirements for one approved secondary teaching major and one approved secondary teaching minor. To the extent possible, previous coursework is applied to course requirements; however, additional coursework in one… Read More »
We do offer a route to initial certification for people who have already earned a bachelor’s degree. Applicants to the Post Bachelor Certification Program must have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Ideally, applicants will have completed a substantial portion of the coursework required for a… Read More »
You can find the requirements for the Integrated Science endorsement on our web site. If you wish to add this endorsement, please complete the Teaching Major/Minor/Additional Endorsement Change Request form.