Once you have chosen your start date, your next step is to submit your free, online application to Houghton.

Application Timeline:

Summer 2022 Admission: Fall 2022 Admission
March 1 – Priority Deadline
Rolling Admission after March 1
July 1 – Priority Deadline
Rolling Admission after July 1

Application Requirements

Complete the Online Application

Apply for Summer 2022Apply for Fall 2022

Complete the Following Steps


Write and submit a professional statement:

In 300-500 words, describe your professional and educational practices and how they inform your current professional goals.

Submit your official college transcript from your baccalaureate institution

(showing evidence of at least a B average in your major field)

Submit a valid teacher certification


Update and submit your resume

Admission Criteria

Undergraduate Degree

A Bachelor’s Degree with at least a B average in your major field

Teacher Certification

A valid initial teacher certification achieved or in-progress

Houghton College does not discriminate based on race, color, gender or national and ethnic origin in admission, financial aid or administration of any educational program.