Program Coordinator: Dr. Tina Allen
The Post Baccalaureate Teacher Certificate program requires 24 hours of course credit. The program’s professional education courses and clinical experiences combine with the content area courses the student earned at the undergraduate or graduate levels to lead to teacher certification.
- Provides an accelerated avenue for college graduates to attain teacher certification
- Certification options are available in 12 different areas. See the Post Bac website for specific areas: http://www.marshall.edu/coepd/student-services/graduate-programs/elementary-secondary-education/m-a-t/.
- Students must complete all required courses with a minimum 3.0 GPA and the Praxis II content exam before enrolling in the required supervised student teaching (3 credits).
Certificate Application Essentials
How To Apply
Prospective certificate-only students should apply for admission to Marshall University as a Certificate/Professional Development student and select the Post Baccalaureate Teacher Certificate on the application form. Follow the admissions process described in the Graduate Catalog, or at the Graduate Admissions website at www.marshall.edu/graduate/admissions/how-to-apply-for-admission. All admissions documents must be submitted to Graduate Admissions before an applicant will be considered for admission.
Deadline for Application
- Spring Semester – December 1
- Fall Semester – August 1
- Summer Semester – May 1