ADMISSION CHECKLIST - POST BACCALAUREATE, CERTIFICATION ONLY
Center for Student Services, EHS Building 421
Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859 Phone: 989-774-3309
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: www.ehs.cmich.edu/css
Use this checklist to track the completion of all admission requirements for the Teacher Education Program. It will be your responsibility to ensure that all requirements and deadlines have been met. Keep copies of all materials submitted. Whenever you contact the center, please make sure you indicate you are a post-baccalaureate, certification-only student.
Read the Teacher Education Road Map containing links for all phases of the program.
ADMISSION REQUIREMEMTS: APPLICATIONS
You will need to make an advising appointment (by phone) with the Post-Baccalaureate Academic Advisor before applying. Call the Post Baccalaureate Clerk at 989-774-3309.
A. Sign, date and return the Elementary or Secondary Education “Post Baccalaureate Program/Course Requirements” outline, which will be mailed to you as part of the evaluation process. This program lists the courses needed for the competencies, additional program courses, and the professional education courses. Any majors and minors will be included in a packet.
B. Apply to Central Michigan University, College of Graduate Studies, as a Graduate Non-Degree Student, seeking Teacher Education, Certification Only
(Grad Application fee of $35 and Orientation fee of $10 must be paid to Grad Studies). College of Graduate Studies
or 989-774-GRAD. Official undergraduate transcripts from all accredited colleges or universities must be furnished to the College of Graduate Studies.
C. Submit electronic Application for the Teacher Education Program.
Visit the main CSS web site for the application form https://ehsportal.cmich.edu/forms/css-admission.php
. You will need your CMU Global ID and password to log in and fill out the online application. Your Global ID is issued to you once you are accepted to Central Michigan University. A $50 non-refundable one-time application fee will be charged to your student account when you submit your electronic application.
D. Technical Standards. Electronic form must be submitted online at
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: COURSEWORK, TESTS, GPA, EXPERIENCE and FORMS. Besides submitting the above applications, you must fulfill the following admission items to become a candidate for admission to Teacher Education. NOTE: It is suggested you submit your application to the teacher education program early in the process in order to receive updated notices and avoid missing deadlines.
E. Completion of EDU 107 – Introduction to Teaching, or equivalent, with a minimum grade of B” (3.00).
F. Completion of English 101 (or one of its accepted substitutes) OR English 201, with a minimum grade of “B-”(2.70); and oral English and Mathematics competency with a minimum grade of “C” (2.00).
G. Michigan Basic Skills Test (MBST #96).
Passing results of the Mathematics, Reading and Writing portions of the MBST as required by the State of Michigan. You may apply online at www.mttc.nesinc.com
Please note that a separate fee is required for MBST.
H. A Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.70 is required for admission. The GPA will be calculated on your cumulative Bachelor’s Degree GPA, or a minimum of the most recent 45 graded semester hours taken at regionally accredited institutions. The 45 semester hours counted for the GPA cannot be split within a semester, session or term.
Forms and further information can be obtained on the CSS Website: