Post-Bachelor's Degree Students

Non-Degree Students

Students who have completed a bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.0–2.69 are eligible for non-degree enrollment.

This application type is common for students who need to take additional undergraduate classes to prepare for admission to a graduate program, second bachelor’s program or teacher preparation program. Non-degree students with an undergraduate GPA of 2.7 or higher should apply as graduate non-degree students.

Admission Requirements

  • EMU application
  • $35 application fee
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended

Second Bachelor's

A second bachelor's is an option for students who already have a bachelor’s degree and want to pursue another one. Students must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Admission Requirements

  • EMU application
  • $35 application fee
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended

Post Bachelors Teacher Preparation (PBTP)

Students who have completed a bachelor’s degree, do not have a teaching certificate and would like to earn an initial teaching certificate (provisional) are eligible for post-bachelor enrollment. Students must have earned a 2.5 undergraduate GPA for admission. 

If an applicant has between a 2.0 and a 2.5 cumulative undergraduate GPA, shows competency in at least one of the test areas (mathematics, reading and/or writing) and meets all other admission conditions, they may be admitted as a post-bachelor’s non-degree student. The non-degree student must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours at EMU, selected with an advisor and earn at least a 2.5 GPA (C or higher must be earned in all classes) in order to apply for admission to the Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification program.

Admission Requirements

  • EMU application
  • $35 application fee
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended
  • Personal statement
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Statement of civil/criminal conviction
  • Official test scores from MDE approved test showing competency in mathematics, reading and writing.
  • ICHAT background check.

Please visit the College of Education for more information.

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