• Admission Requirements

    Express Teacher Certification (ETC) Teacher Preparation Program Admission Requirements:
    Prior to admission to the ETC program, prospective ETC students must meet with Dr. Raney Edmiston, the HSU Certification Officer to determine eligibility for the ETC program. At that time, the student must pay a $50 fee for the Certification Officer to review the student’s previous work and develop a postgraduate teacher certification plan. The ETC student must meet the requirements for admission into the HSU Teacher Preparation Program, as follows:

    Overall GPA

    • minimum 2.8 (must be maintained throughout the program)

    Oral Proficiency

    • A or B in COMM 1301 or 1302 or successful completion of program approved oral proficiency exam.

    Content Field 12 hours

    • Students must have completed 12 hours in their content field. Math and Science majors must have fifteen hours.

    PACT Test

    • Must pass content fields TexES exam through the PACT program.
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