Teaching is an especially demanding, yet particularly rewarding profession. Few careers ask so much of a person’s character and creativity, and few professions give as much satisfaction in return. Teacher certification provides professional opportunities for teaching in public, parochial, and private schools, grades K-12.
Judy Alhamisi, Ed.D.
Steffanie Bowles, Ph.D.
Mary Katherine Hamilton, IHM, Ed.D.
Vivian Johnson, Ph.D.
Chukwunyere Okezie, Ph.D.
James Rivard, Ed.D.
Chenfeng Zhang, Ph.D.
For Information contact:
Education Student Services Specialist
Madame Cadillac Building, Room 224
Direct Phone: 313.927.1343
For prospective teacher certification students who do not have a Bachelor's degree. Students in the Undergraduate Teacher Certification program receive a State of Michigan Teaching Certificate after completing all requirements and receiving a Bachelor's degree. A Bachelor's degree is required to obtain a Teaching Certificate.
Students who already have a Bachelor's degree may choose the Master's of Education Plus Teacher Certification program. Students will receive a teaching certificate after completing all requirements, along with a Master's degree.
Students who already have a Bachelor's degree (Post Degree Students), may want to obtain a Teacher Certification without the Master's degree. Students must have a teachable major.
Jahzara D. E. Mayes Otoo, M.A.
Teacher Certifcation Officer
Following the completion of student teaching, Initial Teacher Certification Candidates will need to apply for certification through the Teacher Certification Officer. All Teacher Certification is processed on MOECS, through the Michigan Department of Education. Please contact the Certification Officer for more information on certification.