For students who have earned a bachelor's degree, you may become certified by completing CCSU's Teachers Certification Program. This program prepares you to become certified, but does not lead to a Master's degree.
To apply to the Post-Baccalaureate program, you must be admitted to the CCSU Graduate School (http://www.ccsu.edu/grad/admission/)
Once accepted to the Post-Baccalaureate program, you will be considered a Pre-Certification student who will take non-professional program coursework for approximately 1-2 semesters.
Transcripts are reviewed, the School of Education and Professional Studies (http://www.ccsu.edu/seps/pbPrograms.html) will assess the general education and certification requirements while the Physical Education department will assess the physical education content courses. Once a planned program is developed and approved, you can apply to the School of Education and Professional Studies (SEPS) Professional Program. Once you are accepted in the Professional Program, you will complete approximately 3 semesters, including one semester of student teaching.
To apply to the Professional Program, you must meet all the Criteria for Admission to the SEPS Professional Program, as well as the PE Program requirements. The PE Professional Program requirements include:
A minimum of 3.00 GPA in Physical Education major courses
Successful completion of the following courses: EXS 207, PE 111, PE 299 and EDTE 314, as well as 2 skill courses in the Physical Education major
Professional Program application and supporting material are typically due during the Fall semester (September 10th) or Spring semester (February 10th). Click here for more information.
Applications and supporting material must be submitted online using Taskstream. Start your application early to ensure you meet the admission criteria and have all supporting materials in place, use the checklist.