Areas of Concentration

  • Undergraduate Provisional (Initial) Teacher Certification Programs: Elementary Level
  • Secondary Level


Specialized Accreditation
Marygrove College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association, and the Teacher Education Program holds accreditation from the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) through 2018. The Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP) recognizes this positive accreditation status. Marygrove Colleges teacher preparation programs are approved by the Michigan Department of Education.

Specific Requirements for Admission to a Teacher Certification Program
After completing the Exploratory Phase courses and successfully passing the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) Professional Readiness Exam, a student must submit a separate application to the Teacher Certification Program. Application forms and directions are available in the Education Department Office. Beginning in 2016 there are specific ACT/ SAT entrance requirements. Check with the Education Office for details.

Program Schedule
Courses are offered during the day, evening and weekends on a rotating schedule.

Transfer Student Information
The department accepts transfer credits according to the college guidelines. However, major coursework older than 6 years, from time of admittance, will be transferred in as elective credit and may not be applied to the major. Students may petition to the department chair for the older credits to be applied towards the major. 

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