Admission Requirements

Scheduled appointments will no longer be used for admission interviews. Please review this website for admission information regarding admission to the Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification. Follow these steps to complete the admission process.
1. Apply to the Graduate School for masters with PBTC. Master’s programs associated with teacher certification are:
 Curriculum and Instruction
 Secondary Education
 Early Childhood
 Reading
You can review degree plans by clicking on the link:
 Curriculum & Instruction Master's Degree Programs
Contact Curriculum and Instruction for advisement with these degree programs.
2. Step 1 teacher certification admission requirement
Complete the interview questions at the end of the Graduate School Application. Respond to the questions to the best of your ability. While you may not be able to respond at the level of a beginning teacher, you should respond to the intent of the question. All questions will be evaluated with a rubric and the applicant must score at or above the cut score.
3. Step 2 teacher certification admission requirement
You must be admitted to the master’s program and begin coursework. If you scored appropriately on the interview questions you will be contacted by the Certification Office with the preadmission requirements.
4. Step 3 teacher certification admission requirement
Once you have completed the preadmission requirements you will be cleared to begin the certification courses.
NOTE: Receiving approval to apply for teacher certification requires successful completion of:
 *Master’s degree conferred
 *Successful completion of all teacher certification coursework, clinical teaching or internship and passing the Pedagogy and Professional Responsibility exam.
 *All certification fees have been paid.
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Linda Mott, Linda.Mott@tamuc.edu
Phone Number: 903-468-8186