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Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates (TCPCG)

How to ApplyBurke TCPCG

Applications to the TCPCG Program are accepted from Sept. 1-Dec. 1 of each year, for the program beginning the following summer.

Please note that the Admissions Committee cannot make a decision about your application until the application is complete with all required information and materials.

To apply:

  1. Assemble your application materials for the Graduate School:
    • Personal Statement of Purpose
    • Current résumé or Curriculum Vitae
    • Residence Affidavit
    • Official transcripts of all collegiate work (including UConn)
    • Applicants with a cumulative grade point average below the state minimum (2.7) must apply for a GPA waiver
    • Evidence of having taken appropriate content area Praxis II test
      (Note: All candidates need to have taken their respective Praxis II exam(s) prior to beginning the program)
    • Admitted students must provide test results on Praxis Core or waiver test scores


  2. Complete the Application to the Graduate School (online preferred)
  3. Mail official transcripts in one packet to:Graduate Admissions Office
    438 Whitney Road Ext., Unit 1152
    Storrs, CT 06269-1152