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Application for Admission to Professional Education

All students seeking admission into an On Campus Undergraduate Professional Education program must complete this application form and attach all required documentation.
  • You must be admitted to Bemidji State University prior to completing this application. To apply to BSU, visit the Undergraduate Admissions page.
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  • Contact Information

  • Please provide your BSU email account.
  • You must be admitted to Bemidji State University prior to completing this application. To apply to BSU, visit the Undergraduate Admissions page.
  • Program Selection

  • GPA Requirement

    Beginning spring 2017, admission requires a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Average of external GPAs - OR - Established BSU GPA
  • Credit Requirement

    Admission for the On Campus program requires completion of 30 semester credits.
  • Testing Requirement

  • You MUST attach one of the following: 1. Receipts showing you have taken the NES Reading, Writing and Math tests 2. A score report showing your scores for the NES Reading, Writing and Math tests 3. An ACT score report showing BOTH the Composite with Writing ≥ 22 AND Combined English/Writing (or ELA) ≥ 21 4. An SAT score report showing ALL THREE: Reading ≥ 510; Writing ≥ 510; Math ≥ 520 ***Your application will not be processed without this documentation.***A DARS report will NOT meet this requirement.***
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    YOU MUST ATTACH verification of having met one of the following testing requirements: 1) Receipts showing you've taken the NES Basic Skills (Reading, Writing, and Math) - or - 2) ACT or SAT score report showing you meet the minimum score combination - (your DARS report will NOT work)
  • Recommendation Requirement

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    YOU MUST ATTACH ONE of the following: 1. A Recommendation Letter from an individual who can speak to your interaction with children OR 2. A Recommendation Letter from someone who can speak to your experience in education, training, mentoring, etc. OR 3. Documentation of completion of a course that introduced you to the teaching profession OR 4. A copy of your BSU Academic Record (transcript) showing you are currently enrolled in ED 3100 Introduction to the Foundations of Education. THIS IS REQUIRED FOR STUDENTS APPLYING AFTER 8/22/2016.
  • Essay Requirement

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    YOU MUST ATTACH a 500 word essay titled "Why Teach?" in APA format with proper citation of at least one source. THIS IS REQUIRED FOR STUDENTS APPLYING AFTER 8/22/2016.
  • If you are having difficulty uploading the Testing Requirement, Professional Recommendation, and Essay - you can submit your application and email the attachments to the Office Manager, Tammy Erickson..