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Off-Campus Programs

Northwestern Michigan College Partnership Program

Traverse City’s Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) and CMU offer a teacher preparation program for individuals in the northern Michigan area to become certified elementary (grades PK-6) teachers. The program provides NMC students the option to take CMU courses to complete a B.S. in Education with certification in grades PK-6. All NMC and CMU courses are delivered by departmental-approved faculty in the Traverse City area and on-line. All completed courses and program requirements result in the B.S. in Education degree from CMU and a recommendation for a Michigan Standard teaching certificate. 
CMU and Mid Michigan College Pathway Programs for Teacher Education

Mid Michigan College (MMC) and CMU offer pathway programs for individuals who start at the community college and plan to transfer to CMU to become a certified elementary (grades PK-6) or secondary (grades 6-12) teacher. The program provides MMC students the opportunity to earn their associate degree and transfer to CMU to earn a B.S. in Education. The partnership with MMC and CMU will provide students with advising from both MMC and CMU and opportunities to get involved in student organizations directly related to teacher education. Students may attend informational meetings throughout the process to ensure they are engaged, informed, and prepared to transition from the community college to the university and pursue a degree that leads to teacher certification.

Lansing Community College Partnership Program

Lansing Community College (LCC) and CMU offer a teacher preparation program for individuals in the Lansing area to become certified elementary (grades PK-6) teachers. The program provides LCC students the option to take CMU courses to complete a B.S. in Education with certification in grades PK-6. All LCC and CMU courses are delivered by departmental-approved faculty in the Lansing area and on-line. All completed courses and program requirements result in the B.S. in Education degree from CMU and a recommendation for a Michigan Standard teaching certificate. 



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