Pathway to Teaching - Admissions & Application

Admission Requirements

To be considered for enrollment in the Pathway to Teaching program, prospective students must:

  1. Have completed at least 60 hours of college credit with a C or better, with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a scale of 4.0
  2. Have fewer than 30 hours of General Education and/or Content core coursework still to be completed

If you need additional credits to enter the program, consult the Academic Advisor to determine the coursework to best prepare you to meet NYSED certification requirements.

Admission Process

  1. Attend an Information Meeting
  2. Unofficial transcript review with Academic Advisor.
    • NOTE: All official transcripts can be sent via mail to Roberts Wesleyan College "ATTN: AGE Admissions Office" 2301 Westside Drive Rochester, NY 14624
  3. Complete FAFSA
  4. Complete FREE online application and submit all forms/documents:
    • Resume
    • Official transcripts
    • Professional recommendations (2)
    • Writing sample
      • 250-300 words
      • Describe the characteristics of an excellent teacher. Be sure to include a description of what an excellent teacher needs to know and be able to do.
  5. Final acceptance decisions are made by Admissions and the Program Director. You will be notified by email and U.S. mail.

Application Questions?

Call: 585.594.6600 | 800.777.4792 (toll free)

Email: AGE-Admissions@roberts.edu


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