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

Application Timeline:

Fall 2 Admission - October 24, 2022 Spring 1 Admission - January 9, 2023
October 14, 2022 – Priority Deadline
Rolling Admission after October 14, 2022
January 3, 2023 – Priority Deadline
Rolling Admission after January 3, 2023

Application Requirements

Complete the Online Application

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