REQUIREMENTS FOR A TEACHER EDUCATION DEGREE & CERTIFICATION
Admission to the Program
High school students and transfer students with 29 credit hours or less must possess a high school grade point average of 2.25 (on a 4.0 scale) or an ACT composite score of 15. Transfer students with 30 credit hours or more must possess a 2.0 cumulative GPA.
Students transferring in with completed majors or minors must have the appropriate GPA as established by each department. Consult individual program description for other admission requirements.
Students seeking admission to teacher education programs must read Certification Rule 980_2011-018ED which states that certification may be denied if a person has been convicted, as an adult, of an act of immoral conduct contributing to the delinquency of a child, or of a misdemeanor or felony involving moral turpitude.
State of Michigan Resources
Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC)
Information, Test Dates, Study Guide and Order Form
License/Certification Application Forms
Certificate Renewals, Out-Of-State Application, Teacher Permits
Preparation Programs-Standards/Approval Process
Teacher Certification Officer:
Telephone: (231) 591-3648
Fax: (231) 591-2043
Mailing Address :
Attn: James Powell
College of Education & Human Services
Ferris State University
1349 Cramer Circle, BIS 421E
Big Rapids, MI 49307