Undergraduate Initial Certification Programs
Initial certification programs prepare students to teach in pre-kindergarten through grade 12. The programs are designed for anyone who does not yet have a certification or Rhode Island teaching license. The Feinstein School of Education and Human Development (FSEHD) offers the following undergraduate initial certification programs:
Undergraduate Community Programs
The Feinstein School of Education and Human Development offers community programs in three departments: Early Childhood, Health and Physical Education and Educational Studies. These programs provide students a wide array of experiences in afterschool programs, recreation centers, early learning centers and more.
Admission to FSEHD Undergraduate Programs
Admission to any FSEHD undergraduate teacher certification program requires Rhode Island College admission, completion of FSEHD requirements and completion of program specific requirements. The admission process requires students to submit applications through Chalk and Wire.
Program specific course requirements – Each program has additional coursework and GPA requirements. Contact the appropriate department to connect with your FSEHD teacher education advisor.
The Fall 2022 application submission window dates will be from June 27, 2022, until July 29, 2022.
Virtual Orientation for Fall 22 Admission Dates
Fall 22 FSEHD Admission Orientation Google Slide Presentation (The orientation sessions were held on 3-23-22 and 3-30-22. Review the slides to learn about the admission requirements and process.)
FSEHD Admission Checklist
FSEHD Admission Information
View Testing Requirements Information. (Initial teacher certification only)
Conditional to Full Admission Follow-Up:
Students receiving conditional admission during the 2020 - 2021 academic year or in spring 22, must submit a Conditional Follow-Up in C&W during the F22 Application Window.
Coming Soon: F22 Student Google Folders