have earned a four-year bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a college or university that is accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting association, or do so within one academic year
have a minimum 2.8 GPA (on a scale in which an A is a 4.0) for the last 60 hours of undergraduate work
present official transcripts from each college or university other than Illinois State at which graduate, undergraduate, or non-degree credit was earned. Transcripts can be emailed from the university to Admissions@IllinoisState.edu or mailed in a sealed envelope to: Office of Admissions, 201 Hovey Hall, Campus Box 2200, Normal, IL 61790-2200
International students can learn more about specific application requirements by visiting the Office of Admissions.
Additional Program Admission Requirements
A student applying to this program must:
An updated resume with evidence of at least 2 years teaching experience and strong leadership credentials
Write an integrated Admission Essay in response to the Conceptual Framework and related 5 questions.
Evidence of: (ex: can be scanned PDF, screen shot of Educator’s Certification System, letters from district):
passing the Illinois Basic Skills test
a valid teaching certificate
evidence of at least two years full-time P-12 teaching experience