Post-Bachelor’s Teaching Certificate

This program provides a means of obtaining teacher certification for those who do not intend to pursue the Master of Arts in Teaching. The program incorporates classroom theory with practice, requires a minimum of four semesters to complete and is available at both the elementary and secondary levels. Courses are offered during the day. Admission requires a baccalaureate degree with an appropriate teaching major and minor earned at a regionally accredited institution. Undergraduate course work should reflect a minimal 2.5 g.p.a., the student must successfully complete the State Professional Readiness Examination (PRE), provide a current Michigan State Police criminal background check, provide documentation of a current TB test, a verification of group work with children and, for Foreign Language majors/minors and Bilingual/Bicultural Education minors, appropriate language proficiency test results. A complete list of requirements can be found on the College of Education website.