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2014 & Prior Admission Process



Admission to the teacher education program qualifies the student to register for courses in the professional education sequence as well as certain professional education courses with the pre-requisite of admission to Teacher Education.

Below is a list of requirements that must be completed in order to be considered for admission:

  1. Completion of the Application Form. The $50 non-refundable one-time application fee will be charged to the student’s account once the completed application has been processed. The application will activate the Student Information Sheet.

  2. Completion of the Technical Standards Form.

  3. Completion of the Professional Readiness Exam #096 (formerly known as the Michigan Basic Skills Test) Apply online at Please note that a separate fee is required for the PRE. Test results must be received by the CSS before the admission deadline. Retaking the ACT is recommended.​

    ACT Score EquivalenciesMME Score Equivalencies​​
    Mathematics               22Mathematics
    Combined English + Writing24Writing1129

    ACT data from 1989 forward may be used. MME data from March 2007 through January 2015 may be used.
    A paper or digital scan of the student's ACT/MME scores must be kept on file in the EHS Center for Student services in the student's personal file. Verified test results must be received by the CSS before the admission deadline.

  4. 45-Hour Pre-Professional Experience. The student must complete and document 45 hours of in-classroom experiences, with a State Certified Educator. Visit the Forms page for the appropriate documentation.

  5. A minimum of 45 semester hours of university credit, including transfer credit, successfully completed.

  6. Completion of EDU 107 – Introduction to Teaching, with a minimum grade of “B” (3.00) or one of its approved equivalencies.

  7. Completion of English 101 (or one of its approved equivalencies) 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). See the CMU Undergraduate Bulletin for specific courses. 

  8. minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 is required for admission. The GPA will be calculated on the student’s cumulative CMU or at regionally accredited institutions. 

  9. Transcripts for all graded courses taken at other accredited colleges or universities must be on file with the Registrar’s Office. These do not need to be submitted to the CSS.

  10. Students can confirm their admission status on the Student Information Sheet.

​​Downloadthe admission checklist.

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