• School of Education

  • School of Education
    MS-A1720
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55104

    Phone: 651-523-2600
    Fax: 651-523-2489
    education@hamline.edu 

  • Education Minor with MN Teaching License

    Secondary 

    Communication Arts and Literature 5-12 
    Mathematics 5-12 
    Social Studies 5-12 
    Chemistry 9-12 
    Life Science 9-12 
    Physics 9-12 

    K-12 

    Dance and Theatre Arts 
    English as a Second Language 
    World Languages and Cultures: German 
    World Languages and Cultures: Spanish

    Admission to Teacher Education 

    A student must satisfy the following criteria to be admitted to teacher education: 

     

    1. Satisfactory completion of EDU 3150: Schools and Society and EDU 3250: Educational Psychology with an average grade point of 2.50 or above 
    2. Cumulative GPA of 2.50 at time of application to the Teacher Education Program 
    3. Completion of the MTLE I Basic Skills Test and 
    4. Approval of the education faculty 

    A student whose application for admission is denied may either reapply when all criteria are satisfactorily met or petition the faculty of the education department to reconsider their decision. If admission is again denied, the student has the right to appeal to the School of Education Academic Affairs Committee. 

     

    Admission to Student Teaching 

    Application for admission to student teaching must be made at the beginning of the term preceding student teaching. Students should complete the application process during a student teaching intake meeting as scheduled by the teacher education department. Completing coursework does not guarantee licensure or program completion. Students must meet all of the outlined criteria specified in the bulletin and program handbook, as well as receive approval from the teacher education faculty, to progress into the student teaching semester. 

    Applicants must satisfy the following criteria: 

     

    1. Admission to teacher education 
    2. Senior standing at the time of student teaching 
    3. Recommendation from the faculty of the student’s major department 
    4. Recommendation from the teacher education faculty 
    5. Completion of content-major coursework (CLA/HSB) and completion of HSE minor coursework 
    6. Major GPA and education course GPA of 3.0 or above 
    7. Coursework for licensure must have a grade of a C- or higher 
    8. Specialty-area GPA of 3.0 or above 
    9. Demonstrate readiness to student teach by meeting all SEPBTs (Standards of Effective Practice for Beginning Teachers) 

    A student whose application for student teaching is denied may either reapply when all criteria are satisfactorily met or petition the faculty of the teacher education department to reconsider their decision. If admission is again denied, the student has the right to appeal to the School of Education’s Student Progress and Grievance Committee. 

     

    Grade Policies 

    No course in which the grade received is less than C- may be used to meet any licensure requirement. Student teaching courses, other than EDU 5900 (student teaching seminar), are graded pass (P), pass and not recommended for licensure (PNR), or no credit (N).