Registrar’s Office

1040 EDC

This certificate allows teaching in grades 6-12 in subjects in which the candidate has a teaching major or minor. To be recommended for certification, the candidate must complete the following:

  1. The Secondary Education Major, requirements listed above, with a 2.5 GPA and no Education course may be taken Pass/Fail, except for 1 credit placement classes, or be graded below a 2.0 (C).

  2. A Teaching Major and a Teaching Minor (or two teaching majors, or a K-12 comprehensive major in Music), with a 2.75 GPA in each.

  3. An overall GPA of 2.75.

  4. Students must also pass the appropriate MTTC subject area test in their subject area major. To be recommended for certification in a minor or second major, candidates must also pass the appropriate MTTC subject area test in that subject. For initial certification, MTTC subject-area passing scores will remain valid for five years.

  5. Students must provide proof of valid CPR and First Aid cards as required by the Michigan Department of Education.