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Policy on Requirements for Recommendation for Initial Certification at the Baccalaureate Level (including post-baccalaureate certification-only programs)

To be recommended for initial certification at the Baccalaureate level (including post-baccalaureate certification-only programs), an applicant must document:

  1. Completion of approved teacher preparation program in each desired certification area(s);
  2. Passing score(s) on the PRAXIS II exam(s) or other assessments required for each desired teaching area(s);
  3. Achievement of at least a 2.75 GPA overall, in each major(s) and minor(s), and in professional education courses; and
  4. Attainment of at least a “C” in all professional education courses, including EDU 489 and student teaching.


Revised by Professional Education Council 3/14/2012

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