How to Apply for Project SECOND

Establish eligibility to verify potential teaching field by emailing a copy of your unofficial transcripts to the Certification Officer at Micheline.Nelson@bhsu.edu.

Submit three letters of recommendation to
1200 University St. Unit 9038
Spearfish, SD 57799

Contact Program Coordinator to set up a phone interview:
Dr. Ryan Amys
(605) 642-6196

At the recommendation of the coordinator, apply to BHSU online at
Deadline for the application is April 15.

Upon completion of the application to BHSU, the Office of Field Experiences will mail a letter of provisional admission to the Professional Teacher Preparation Program and an Admission Packet.

Get started. The following is required for final admission to the program:
  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.7, with a degree in a teachable subject
  • Phone Interview for Project SECOND
  • Accepted BHSU Graduate Application
  • Passing score on the Praxis test in yout content area(s), according to the test number(s) listed on your evaluation from Micheline Nelson.