Apply for Field Placement
You must apply for your field placement the semester before you expect to participate in your clinical field experience. All students apply for field placements using the online Candidacy File system, but requirements are different for each program. See the Application Requirements below for more details.
All students should submit their application materials for Winter 2025 by September 16th, 2024. Applications for Fall 2024 were due February 1st, 2024.
After a student's application and associated materials are submitted they will receive an email inviting them to schedule a Placement Specialist Interview. Student interviews with their placement specialist will begin in late August.
The deadline to apply for a Teacher Internship for Winter 2025 is September 16th, 2024. Applications for Fall 2024 were due February 1st, 2024.
The deadline to apply for a Birth to Kindergarten Practicum is:
September 16th, 2024 for Winter 2025 semester placement.
Applications for Fall 2024 were due February 1st, 2024.
Education faculty offer a number of programs for students to study abroad during their field placement. Explore to find your opportunity!
Note: Effective August 1, 2023, CPR/First Aid certification is no longer required to receive a Michigan teaching certificate. Instead, this requirement must be fulfilled as part of new teachers’ in-service professional learning.