Post Baccalaureate Teacher Certificate

Post Baccalaureate Teacher Certificate

Program Coordinator

Dr. Tina Allen


Program Overview

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.

Program Highlights

Gainful Employment Program Disclosure

Standard Time to Completion: 3-4 semester (18 months – 2 years)

Tuition and Fees

See Office of Bursar:

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements include:

    • An official transcript verifying an undergraduate or graduate degree from a regionally accredited college or university,
    • A completed “Application for Admission” with the appropriate application fee,
    • A minimum 2.80 overall undergraduate grade point average,
    • Passing scores on the Praxis CORE Academic Skills for Educators tests in reading, writing and math. (Reading, 156; Writing, 162; and Math, 150). The Praxis CORE may be waived with an enhanced ACT score of 26 or higher, a re-centered SAT score of 1125 (April 1995), a revised SAT of 1170 (March 2005) or higher, or a previously earned master’s degree or higher,
    • Completion of a minimum of 90% of content requirements (verified by a transcript analysis), and
    • A minimum 2.80 grade point average in the content field with a grade of “C” or better for each course.

For a transcript analysis, please send copies of your transcripts (may be unofficial) with a memo indicating the specific content area(s) to either:


South Charleston Huntington

Ms. Gabriella Dahalia,

Certification Officer

GC Room 202

100 Angus E. Peyton Drive

South Charleston, WV 25303-1600

304-746-1909 or 1-800-642-9842,

ext. 61909 FAX: 304-746-8974

Ms. Tammy Aliff, Certification Officer

230 Jenkins Hall

One John Marshall Drive

Huntington, WV 25755

304-696-2857 or 1-800-642-9842,

ext. 62857

FAX: 304-696-6221


Certificate Application Essentials

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 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

Supplemental Information:

Graduate Catalog