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Catalog 2017-18


Education / Alternate Route to Interim Teacher Certification

Alternate Route to Interim Teacher Certification

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Already have a bachelor's degree? With Schoolcraft’s Alternate Route Program (ARC), you can become a certified teacher following the completion of a semester of intensive academic coursework and a practicum. The ARC is an expedited route of study for recent college graduates or those who want to transition from a different career to full-time teaching in a public or charter elementary or secondary school classroom.

Download the Curriculum Guide (PDF)

Requirements:

New ARC cohorts begin each semester, January, May, and August. In order to be able to apply for admission, you must:

  • Have an earned bachelor’s or master’s degree with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. (4.0 scale)  Individuals with less than a 3.0 GPA may contact the Education Office to have their transcripts evaluated.
  • Pass the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) Professional Readiness Exam and the applicable MTTC subject area tests
  • Pass a criminal history check
  • Complete the Schoolcraft College Application for Admission
  • Download and submit the ARC Program Application

Program Application Deadlines:

  • Fall Session: July 24
  • Winter Session: November 1
  • Spring Session: March 24

Registration Process

 
The Alternate Route to Interim Teacher certification (ARC) application is included in the admissions packet below. Please submit the completed application after reviewing the following:


Additional Information



See Elementary Education Gainful Employment for more information about our graduation rates, median debt of students who have completed the program, and other important information.

See Secondary Gainful Employment for more information about our graduation rates, median debt of students who have completed the program, and other important information.

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