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School of Education: Requirements

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR UNDERGRADUTE TEACHER EDUCATION
To be admitted as a Pre-Education student to a teacher education program in the School of Education, students must first be admitted to Georgian Court and be in good academic standing. In addition, the applicant must submit evidence of:

  • Passing scores on Accuplacer or Praxis I reading, writing, and mathematics exams, or equivalent exams;
  • Recent (within 3 years) Mantoux test for tuberculosis screening (Note: School districts may require
    retesting within 6 months of field or student teaching placements.);
  • Completion (or nearing completion of ) 60 credits in the arts and sciences, including a substantial
    portion of the core curriculum, initial courses in an education-relevant major, and specific courses
    required for individual certifications (See program descriptions below);
  • An earned cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75;
  • Acceptable oral language skills as determined in an in-person interview with the School of Education
    Admissions Coordinator and/or Program Coordinator;
  • If applicant is a non-native English speaker, then a rating of Advanced High on the Oral Proficiency
    Interview is also required;
  • Acceptable written language skills as demonstrated in a writing sample that is completed in conjunction
    with the interview; and
  • Personal attributes and aptitudes suitable to the teaching profession as demonstrated in three
    recommendations from individuals who know the applicant well, including two from recent college
    professors.
  • Obtain a Task Stream Account and enroll in your education program (see codes)

See the current catalog for graduate admission requirements.

  • May take up to 6 credits before matriculating.
  • Must matriculate after 6 credits with adviser to establish program.
  • Matriculation form must be co-signed by the student and adviser before the third course may be taken.
  • Academic records will be reviewed to determine acceptance into a program.
  • A personal interview with Admissions or with a specific program adviser may be required.
  • Obtain a Task Stream Account and enroll in your education program (see codes)

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