Early Credentialing Program


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The Educator Early Credentialing Program is available to qualified seniors who meet the Division of Education graduate admissions requirements for graduate endorsement courses.  Qualifying students must meet admissions requirements and be accepted prior to the semester in which they intend to begin endorsement classes. Qualifying students who meet the following criteria will be able to enroll in graduate endorsements courses:

  • Completion of 96 credit hours, including transfer credits.

  • Minimum 3.0 Undergraduate GPA for admission and continuation in endorsement programs.

  • Prior acceptance into the Walsh University Teacher Preparation Program

  • Written approval of the student’s undergraduate academic advisor and Division Chair
  • Seniors must submit the following application materials to the Graduate Education Program Director for admission to the Educator Early Credentialing Program:
  • A completed Graduate Education application form signed by Division Chair and student’s current academic advisor;

  • Graduate Education Program writing sample,

  • Copy of Walsh University unofficial transcript for review

  • Complete successful interview with Graduate Education Program Director
  • Seniors must maintain a 3.0 average in the Endorsement coursework.  Upon completion of the Bachelor’s degree, the student must complete an Official Change of Status form to move from undergraduate to graduate status.