STE Admission Requirements

Secondary Teacher Education Admission Requirements

Students must meet the minimum requirements to be considered for admission, but meeting these requirements does not guarantee admission. To be eligible for admission to the program, a student must:

  • Have a minimum overall GPA of 2.50 at the time of application

  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.50 in your major at the time of application

  • Successfully complete: COMM R110, EDUC H341, EDUC W200, EDUC F200, ENG W131, ENG W132 OR ENG W270, and EDUC E201.

  • Complete a minimum of 58 credits in the General Education (34 credits) and Content Major (24 credits) prior to beginning the TEP.

  • TEP applicants should have no fewer than 15 credits and no more than 27 credits outside of the blocks left to take when they enter the TEP. This includes dual license courses.

  • Complete all parts of the application & meet deadlines of September 7 for spring admission & February 7 for fall. The application is available within the Student Portal.

  • Complete state required entrance test which includes one of the following:

    • ACT with a score of at least 24 based on math, reading, grammar, and science SAT with a score of at least 1100 based on critical reading and math

    • GRE with a score of at least 1100 based on verbal and quantitative

    • Praxis I composite score of 527 based on reading, writing, and math taken by 8-31-13.


    • Pass Praxis I reading, math and writing by 8-31-13.

    • Pass CASA

    • Anyone with a Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution is exempt.