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. You must have a teaching major/minor in a science area to add the endorsement.
MSU does not offer Business as a teaching major. Other colleges and universities in Michigan do offer teacher certification in Business. Please see the list of secondary teaching majors and minors offered at MSU.
Adding an additional level endorsement, that is, adding secondary certification to an elementary teaching certificate (or the reverse) requires additional coursework and may require additional student teaching. Please consult a teacher education advisor at 517-353-9680.
Becoming dually certified in both elementary and secondary education is not always easy. It is not easy because the programs differ so much. Schedule an appointment with an advisor to discuss your career plans by calling 517-353-9680.
Individual departments handle their own overrides. If you are unsure about how to contact the department that offers the course, consult the Schedule of Courses for department contact information.
At MSU, Independent Study is planned study, highly individualized, not addressable through any other course format, proposed in writing by the student on a standard form, accepted for supervision by a faculty member, and approved by the student’s academic advisor, and the teaching unit at the beginning of the semester. Typically, an independent study is… Read More »
The link to the online application for admission to MSU is admissions.msu.edu/apply.asp.
The MSU Schedule of Courses is available online at schedule.msu.edu.