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Pro-Mo-TEd Program

Professional Modularized Teacher Education (Pro-Mo-TEd)

Program overview

Pro-Mo-TEd is a program designed to offer working students a unique opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Education degree in Technical Education and a standard teaching certificate with CIP endorsement and student teaching. Students complete the Professional Education course sequence within 18 months using a blended instructional design that includes intensive direct instruction, online education and project-based learning.

The program is run in cohorts which begins in the Summer semester with a weekend, face-to-face and online format. The program continues in the Fall and Spring terms with course work offered in an online format and pre-teaching field experiences in the current place of employment. Students then return to campus for another Summer session for additional face-to-face and online course work.

Once students have completed all other requirements for graduation they will then enroll in their directed teaching experience along with a seminar to complete their degree requirements.

Admission Requirements

Students interested in this program must complete the online application, and meet following requirements for admissions:

New Student Admission Requirements

  • Completion of an associate degree with at least 40 credit hours in an occupational major or a minimum of 56 transferrable credits.

Transfer Student Admission Requirements

  • Combined college or university GPA of 2.50 (on a 4.00 scale) from all institutions attended.
  • Completion of an associate degree with at least 40 semester credits hours in an occupational major or a minimum of 56 transferrable semester credits to be admitted.
  • Completion of ENGL 150 or transfer equivalent of C grade or higher 
  • Transfer equivalency for Ferris State University’s MATH 114/115/117 or placement during the first semester at Ferris State University which would require a Math ACT score of 19 or higher; Math SAT of 500 or higher; or Math Accuplacer scores: Elementary Algebra score 75 or higher and College Level Math 0 to 49.

Average Time Commitment

You will need to access your online course materials about two times per week per course.

Is online learning right for me?

While there is flexibility in learning online, it demands a disciplined approach. Instructors approach class differently, most require that you participate in some online interaction weekly. Assignments are given and received online. Students are responsible for much more of their own learning with guidance from the instructor. Having good computer skills and equipment as well as excellent time management are a must for success. Program Computer requirements: To be successful in this program you need the following computer related skills and hardware.