Students wishing to seek initial teacher certification must:
Academic Requirements to be admitted include:
(Please note: There may be additional requirements for Music Education, Deaf Education, Sports Pedagogy, or other Post Bac programs. Students should check with these individual programs to ensure that all admission requirements are being addressed.)
Students will be notified via email of the offer of acceptance or conditional acceptance into the program and must respond by accepting the offer within 10 days of the date the email was sent.
Students who are conditionally admitted to the teacher certification program will be required to contact the certificate coordinator to set up a time to meet, review conditions of acceptance, and sign a contract.
Students who are declined acceptance have the right to appeal the decision within 15 days of notification, as noted in the Teacher Education Handbook. To appeal a decision, the student must send a letter of appeal to the certificate coordinator via email. A committee of faculty members representing the certificate team will conduct a hearing and the committee recommendation will be forwarded to the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education. The Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education will notify the candidate of his/her acceptance status within two weeks.
Questions regarding the application process should be addressed to Sandra_Parnell@baylor.edu, 254-710-6153, MMSCI 116.