Graduate CAEP Education Data

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Educator Preparation Programs (EPP) is the primary coordinating body for all of CMU’s teacher preparation and continuing education programs. Distributed across five colleges, 20 departments, and three interdisciplinary councils, the EPP offers 8 graduate programs at the master’s and specialist levels and 20 areas of specialized study at the undergraduate level accredited by CAEP. The EPP consists of more than 150 professional education faculty members, the Director of Educator Preparation, the dean of the College of Education and Human Services, and the dean or dean’s designee of each involved college. The work of the EPP is supported by the Office of Educator Preparation Programs housed in the College of Education and Human Services.  CMU has been a leader in teacher education programs since it was founded in 1892 and graduates more than 300 teacher candidates annually.

Measure 2: Satisfaction of employers and stakeholder involvement

Employer satisfaction

Employer Ratings on Administrator Effectiveness

Alumni satisfaction

100% of CEHS Graduate Alumni Rated their overall education strong or very strong.

“The faculty's personal investment in our success was often evident, as was their willingness to provide high quality, challenging, yet flexible learning opportunities. I felt simultaneously challenged and supported."

On a scale of 1-10, Alumni in the Reading and Literacy Degree felt they were prepared well in assessment and evaluation (9.5).

"I felt the most valuable aspect of the degree program was the Student/Faculty interaction and the high level of discussion on topics relevant to higher education today."

On a scale of 1-10, Alumni in the MA in Education Leadership reported they felt prepared to distinguish among various cultural elements that impact organizational decision-making (9.8).

"I felt the most valuable aspect of the degree was working in groups on relevant projects was important to my growth in the program and my future endeavors after graduation."

2018-2019 EDL Graduate Alumni Report

Measure 3: Candidate competency and program completion

Graduate program completer graduation data

December 2021- August 2022

multi-colored bar chart showing numbers of graduates who completed a graduate program

Graduate program certification

December 2021- August 2022

Multi-colored bar chart showing percentages of graduates who completed a graduate certification.


ETS: Praxis® assessment/MTTC

Praxis® pass rates

CompletersTook the Praxis®Pass Rate
2018 - 2019 
2017 - 2018


Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC)

Three year summary pass rates for program year August 2019- July 2022

Michigan Test for Certification Graduate Pass Rates 2019-2022.

Measure 4: Ability of completers to be hired in educator positions

  • 95% of CMU Alumni of the Educational Leadership Programs are Employed Full-Time.
  • On a scale of 1-10, 7.7 CEHS Graduate Alumni reported the degree had an impact on their personal goals.
  • On a scale of 1-10, 7.4 CEHS Graduate Alumni reported the degree had an impact on their attainment on their professional goals related to their professional career.
  • 87% of Alumni of CEHS Graduate Programs surveyed are somewhat or fully satisfied with their employment trajectory (7.4).
  • 54% of Alumni of Educational Leadership programs surveyed reported their current salary $50,000 and over.

2019 Pilot data from the Graduate Program’s Alumni Survey (additional program data will be reported next academic year)