For Undergraduate And Degreed Students

Licensure Categories and Levels

Social Work Training Certificate
  • Must be pursuing or have completed bachelor's degree (GPA above 2.0) from an accredited college or university in psychology, sociology, criminal justice or other human service program approved by the Social Worker Section.
  • Fulfill all DSPS requirements and complete training certificate application process.
  • Upon completion of all SWTC requirements apply for license as Certified Social Worker (CSW).
General Education Licensure Options
  • Early Childhood (EC) Ages Birth through 8
  • Early Childhood through Middle Childhood (EC-MC) Ages 6 through 11
  • Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence (MC-EA) Ages 6 through 13
  • Early Adolescence through Adolescence (EA-A) Ages 10 through 21
Specialty Licenses

Application Process for Transfer or Degreed Students:

  • Complete a Silver Lake College of the Holy Family  Graduate Application.
  • Official transcripts from all regionally approved post-secondary institutions attended must be sent to the Admissions Office.  The Registrar will evaluate coursework and results will be forwarded to you.
  • Request a transcript evaluation to apply your credits previously earned to your area of certification.
  • Copies of current teaching license, if applicable, must be submitted.
  • An interview will be arranged with an education faculty member from your particular area of certification. Formal acceptance into the Teacher Education Program will be granted after the following requirements have been met.

Entrance to Program Requirements:

  • Submission of formal application to Director of Teacher Education
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Passing scores on the three components of PPST
  • Demonstration of competency in computer technology
  • Completion of the following core courses or their equivalent with at least a C grade:
    • Teaching Diverse Learners
    • Orientation to Teacher Education
    • Media Production Techniques
  • Completion of State Background Check
  • Formal Interview with Program Director and Director of Teacher Education
  • Recommendation of Teacher Education Committee

We are here to help you as you begin your customized journey at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family. Should you have any questions, please contact admissions counselor Ryan Roberts, at  (800) 236-4752, ext. 175 or email ryan.roberts@sl.edu.