The following must be completed and submitted to the TLAC Graduate office before the first day of summer classes:

  1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, minimum overall GPR of 2.75
  2. Following coursework (or its equivalent) completed, with a "C" or higher:
    • TEED 302: Teaching/Learning Processes
    • TEFB 322 Teaching and Schooling in the Modern Society
    • TEFB 324 Teaching in Secondary School
  3. Teaching field plan, listing required and completed coursework in the teaching area of certification, signed by teaching field advisor
  4. TLAC Departmental Application for M.Ed.—Due Dec. 1
  5. Application for admission to Graduate Studies—Due Dec. 1
  6. Three letters of recommendation—Due Dec. 1
  7. Students who have met requirements 1 to 7 will be recommended for the Content area Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES). A passing score of 240 on the TExES content exam is strongly recommended before beginning the Graduate Certification Program and is required by school districts to hire a new teacher. Students are advised to take the TExES content exam on a January or February administration date.

Admissions materials may be mailed to:

TLAC Graduate Advising Office
4232 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4232

Students are required to contact the appropriate teaching field advisor to determine adequacy of their content area preparation. See a full list of advisors here.