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​Teacher education admission is a three-tiered process taking place each semester. The tiers - pre-admission, admission and full admission - list the steps you take to get into the program. Advisors are available to help you every step of the way! ​For questions and to schedule an advising appointment please call 989-774-3309.

Admission Process


Advisor​s are able to assist students with major selection, degree requirements, course planning, academi​​c success, career help and other academic concerns.

Congrats! You're officially a CMU student and are eager to get your teaching degree. Fill out your teacher education program application to get started!  
*A $50 fee is charged to your student account once the application is complete.  
*CMU Global ID login required for access.

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Release Form


Bloodborne Pathogens Training


The place for undergraduate and graduate requirements, courses and available programs offerings.

Career Development Center​

Central's career development center assists students and alumni in career development, decision-making and in acquiring internships and employment.​

Center for Clinical Experiences

Clinical experiences are intended to provide teacher candidates with opportunities to participate in the entire scope of teaching. By participating in classroom settings and developing the knowledge and skills necessary, teacher candidates grow to become effective practitioners.​

Certification Information

Michigan law requires a person employed in an elementary or secondary school with instructional responsibilities shall hold a certificate, permit or vocational/authorization calid for the positions which he/she is assigned.​

Computer Based Testing Center (CBTC)

The Computer Based Testing Center (CBTC) strives to meet the needs of CMU students, prospective students, alumni, and the Central Michigan area by providing a variety of paper/pencil and computer-based national standardized tests. The CBTC also administers CMU's Math Competency Exam, Written English Competency Exam, Oral Competency Exam and offers proctoring services for students enrolled in correspondence or distance learning courses.​

Course Guide

The Course Offering Guide lists the course times, days, and dates each course will be offered for every semester. The guide is a tool for registration and lists the registration dates and times.​

CTE Program Completers

After you complete your Michigan Department of Education (MDE) approved CTE Teacher Academy class during high school, CMU will award university-credit for EDU 107: Introduction to Teaching.​

  • Degree Progress is in development through a partnership between the Registrar’s Office, the academic colleges and the Office of Information Technology. Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, although occasional discrepancies are natural. Please send comments or questions via the Degree Progress feedback form. It is the responsibility of all students to follow requirements as published in the printed bulletin and to meet with advisors on a regular basis.​

    Degree Progress

Diversity Audit Request

Find out what areas of diversity have been met and what areas are still needed prior to certification.​

Events & Information

Find out what is happening and important announcements in Teacher Education and Human Services.

First Aid & CPR

It is a requirement for students to complete First Aid and Adult/Child CPR training prior to student teaching. Find more information on training locations, dates and cost.

Global Experiences

Global experiences take students to locations such as Australia, Dominican Republic and more. Students in both the Pre-Student or Student Teaching experience will explore new teaching environments with a diverse classroom and unique learning opportunities.

Graduation Preparation

Find out what is needed to graduate, how to apply, and get a graduation audit.

Human Environmental Studies

The Department of Human Environmental Studies offers programs in human development and family studies, design and merchandising, and foods and nutrition​. The areas focus on the interaction between humans and their natural, constructed, and behavioral environments. The programs within environmental studies prepare students for a variety of careers in apparel, merchandising and design, nutrition, dietetics, commercial and residential interior design, early childhood education, and family studies.​

ICHAT & Legal Information

Background checks and information regarding how to report any legal issue.​

Major/Minor Faculty Advisor

Find out who to declare your major/minor with and how to contact.​

Michigan Department of Education Certification System (MOECS)

The Michigan Online Educator Certification System (MOECS) is a secure web-based system that allows educators to register and create private accounts and have access to all of their certification data, apply for certificates and endorsements, and renew their certificates. MOECS accepts only credit cards as payment for application services; Visa and Mastercard cards are accepted.​

Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC)​​

Register for your subject areas tests for certification.​

Directions: Your Field Experience/Observation Hours Form will be completed and submitted online. All hours must be completed in a K-12 classroom setting and supervised by a certified host teacher. Non-contact hours such as travel to and from the school, preparing materials for classes, attending school meetings, lunch time, etc., cannot be included in the contact hour requirement. Only the hours spent in the classroom, while the host teacher is teaching, are allowed. A maximum of 6 1⁄2 hours can be submitted for any one day. Submit the form as soon as possible after observing so that the host teacher will remember your visit. Hours that cannot be confirmed by the host teachers will not be valid.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Post-Baccalaureate Information

If a student has earned an undergraduate degree and is interested in going back to school for teacher certification.​

Professional Education Unit (PEU)

Faculty and committees committed to the Teacher Education program and accreditation.​


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