New Admission Process Beginning Spring 2020!
If you have not been admitted to Teacher Education by Spring 2020, you will need to follow the NEW admission process. Please read below.
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 complete by the admission deadline prior to attending a mandatory meeting.
Upcoming Mandatory Admission Meetings:
Attendance to a mandatory meeting is required for access to the Teacher Education Application.
Spring 2020 Admission:
January 16, 2020: 5:00 - 6:30pm, in EHS 118 (French Aud) or
January 17, 2020: 10:00 - 11:30am, in EHS 118 (French Aud)
Spring 2020 Admission:
April 16, 2020: 5:00 - 6:30pm, in Moore 105 or
April 17, 2020: 10:00 - 11:30am, in Moore 105
Summer 2020 Admission:
July 15, 2020: time and location TBA
Fall 2020 Admission:
November 19, 2020, time and location TBA or
November 20, 2020, time and location TBA
Teacher Education Admission Criteria
- It is the responsibility of the Teacher Education candidate to ensure that all requirements and deadlines have been met.
COMPLETE EDU 107
Completion of EDU 107 - Introduction to Teaching (or approved equivalency), with a minimum grade of a B (3.0) or higher.
- HAVE 3.0 GPA
A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0. The GPA will be calculated on the student's cumulative CMU courses or at a regionally accredited institution.
- 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.
HAVE SAT/ACT ON FILE
If you haven't already submitted scores to CMU for general admission, submit your most current SAT or ACT score to the CEHS Center for Student Services. A qualifying score is not required at this time.
- COMPLETE 45 CREDIT HOURS
Completion of a minimum of 45 semester hours of university credit, including transfer credit.
- 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.
- ATTEND MANDATORY MEETING
Once criteria are met, you must attend a meeting to apply to the program. Meetings are held four (4) times per year. Meeting dates are posted above, in EHS 421 and on electronic boards throughout the EHS building.
- **AFTER ADMISSION**
COMPLETE PROFESSIONAL SKILLS INTERVIEW and TEACHER BELIEFS SURVEY
Teacher candidates will receive information about completion of these
requirements at the admission meeting. . Click here for more information about the interview.
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.