Program Admission

Admission Criteria: Do You Want to be a Teacher? (click here)

Before you Apply:
Are you Ready?

Do you meet all the criteria?
Find out by taking this quiz!

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 ALL Undergraduate Programs the following applies (Effective Fall 2014) :

  • GPA ≥ 2.75, Overall (includes transfer and SHSU courses)
  • GPA ≥ 2.75 in in program area / teaching field / certification courses
  • Video Interview
  • Criminal history must be checked and passed

Steps to Apply

All students seeking a teaching certificate will need to apply for the Educator Preparation Program through SamWeb and Tk20. Certain requirements must be met before a student can be considered regularly admitted to the program.

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)

Call or email the Educator Preparation Services desk for assistance.

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