Program Admission

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Educator Preparation Program provides assistance to teacher candidates with the application process to the education preparation program and can assist with questions regarding a candidate's status in the program through the conclusion of the program.

For EC-6 and 4-8 Programs the following applies (Effective Spring 2017) :

  • GPA ≥ 2.75 Overall or Last 60 SCH (includes transfer and SHSU courses)
  • All TSI Requirements Met
  • Content area semester credit hours
    • EC-6: 3 SCH each in ENGL, MATH, SCI, & SS
    • 4-8 ELAR/SS: 12 SCH in ELAR & SS combined
    • 4-8 MATH/SCI: 15 SCH in MATH & SCI combined
    • 4-8 MATH: 15 SCH in MATH
  • $100 Fee
    • Effective March 15th, 2017 a $55 late fee will apply
  • Video Interview
  • Criminal history must be checked and passed

For Secondary Education minor the following applies (Effective Spring 2017);

  • GPA ≥ 2.75 Overall or Last 60 SCH (includes transfer and SHSU courses)
  • All TSI Requirements Met
  • Content area semester credit hours
    • 7-12 Mathematics: 15 SCH in MATH
    • 7-12 Life Science: 15 SCH in BIOL
    • All other Secondary or All-Level (EC-12): 12 SCH in certification area
  • $100 Fee
    • Effective March 15th, 2017 a $55 late fee will apply
  • Video Interview
  • Criminal history must be checked and passed

Steps to Apply

Step 1: Candidates pay ($100) for admission to the Educator Preparation Program online via SamWeb.

Step 2: Create an application to the Educator Preparation Program in TK20 (See instructions for application creation here)

Step 3: Complete the Video Interview. Login credentials will be emailed within 48 hours of submitting your Tk20 application. 

Call or email the College of Education Admissions Office for assistance. 936-294-3769 or COEAdmissions@shsu.edu


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