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Teacher Education Admission Criteria


A non-refundable one time Education Program Fee of $150 will be charged to your student account after Admission of Candidacy is confirmed.

ALL admission criteria must be completed prior to attending a mandatory meeting.

Upcoming Mandatory Admission Meetings:
Attendance to a mandatory meeting is required for access to the Teacher Education Application. 


Fall 2021 Admission:
These meetings will be held on WebEx. After RSVPing to our Engage Central event, we will verify your eligibility to the Teacher Education program and an e-mail with the meeting link will be sent out to those who meet the qualifications. E-mail confirmations will not be sent out until beginning October 1, 2021.

Spring 2022 Admission:
January 27, 2022 from 4:00 - 5:00pm or
January 27, 2022 from 6:30 - 7:30pm or
January 28, 2022 from 11:00am - 12:00pm
(RSVP links will be available beginning November 15, 2021)
These meetings will be held on WebEx. After RSVPing to our Engage Central event, we will verify your eligibility to the Teacher Education program and an e-mail with the meeting link will be sent out to those who meet the qualifications. E-mail confirmations will not be sent out until beginning January 10, 2022.

Summer 2022 Admission:
May 19, 2022 from 4:00 - 5:00pm or
May 19, 2022 from 6:30 - 7:30pm or
May 20, 2022 from 11:00am - 12:00pm
(RSVP links will be available beginning March 28, 2022)
These meetings will be held on WebEx. After RSVPing to our Engage Central event, we will verify your eligibility to the Teacher Education program and an e-mail with the meeting link will be sent out to those who meet the qualifications. E-mail confirmations will not be sent out until beginning May 2, 2022.

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  • It is the responsibility of the Teacher Education candidate to ensure that all requirements and deadlines have been met.
  • Download Criteria here: Teacher Education Admission Criteria

    1. COMPLETE EDU 107
          Completion of EDU 107 - Introduction to Teaching (or approved equivalency), with a       minimum grade of a B (3.0) or higher. 
    2. HAVE 2.8 GPA
          A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.8. The GPA will be calculated on the               student's cumulative CMU courses or at a regionally accredited institution.
    3. COMPLETE ENG 101/201
          Completion of ENG 101 or ENG 201 (or one of it's approved equivalencies), with a              minimum grade of "B-" (2.7) or higher.
    4. COMPLETE 30 CREDIT HOURS
          Completion of a minimum of 30 semester hours of university credit, including                  transfer credit. 
    5. DECLARE TEACHABLE MAJOR/MINORS
          Declare teachable major(s) and/or minor(s) on B.S. in Ed or B.Mus.Ed. See Bulletin          for required options. Faculty advisors are found on the "Declare Major/Minor" link          on the right side menu.
    6. ATTEND MANDATORY MEETING
          Once criteria are met, you must attend a meeting to apply to the program. Meetings       are held three (3) times per year. Meeting dates are posted above, in EHS 421 and           on electronic boards throughout the EHS building.
    7.  **AFTER ADMISSION**
           COMPLETE APPLICATION WITHIN TASKSTREAM
          Teacher candidates will receive access to the application after attending the                    admission meeting. 

      Please consider joining our virtual Professional Skills in Practice events that are open to all teacher candidates and will highlight various elements of the professional dispositions covered by the interview. For more information and the link to join the WebEx sessions, go to: https://bit.ly/38VP1z6.

Diversity Requirement: All candidates in the teacher education program at Central 
Michigan University are expected to participate in learning situations and field experiences representing a wide range of diverse settings. To be recommended for certification, each candidate must complete their field experiences in such a way as to ensure that all the categories ​are met. More information here.

​For more information

CEHS Center for Student​ Services
College of Education and Human Services
Central Michigan University
195 Ojibway Ct.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859
EHS Building 421

 ​989-774-3309
​​  ehscss@cmich.edu​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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