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Department of Teacher Education

Applying & Admissions to Our Programs

Interested in becoming a teacher? In continuing your professional education? In becoming a teacher educator? Coach? Educational researcher? The College of Education at Michigan State University offers a variety of programs. The Department of Teacher Education strives to reach out to schools and teachers to create a new vision of education in Michigan, the nation, and around the world. Our programs are created from these visionary ideas about education and from our deep and abiding respect for teachers, administrators, and the hard work of schooling.

If you would like to join a program at the College of Education at MSU, below you will find the links to our programs. Each program has various application processes, admission requirements and deadlines. Click on the links for more information about each program.

Applying to Our Programs

Teacher Preparation Programs:

Elementary Education Teacher Preparation
Secondary Education Teacher Preparation
Special Education

M.A. Programs:

Master of Arts in Teaching & Curriculum
Master of Arts in Literacy Instruction
College of Education's Online Master of Arts in Education (all college program)

Doctoral Programs:

Ph. D. Program in Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education
Doctoral Option in Language and Literacy