How to Apply for Educator Certification

MOECS Registration and Instructions for Certification

Once you have completed all the requirements needed for certification, you will need to apply through the Michigan Online Educator Certification Systems (MOECS) database. All teachers seeking certification of any kind must register with MOECS in order to receive their certificate. Please visit for more information on MOECS.

Support for MOECS

The support desk for the Michigan Online Educator Certification System (MOECS) can be reached via:

Phone and email support is available Monday through Thursday from 8:05 am to noon, and 1:05 pm to 4:50 pm.