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School of Education: Requirements

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR UNDERGRADUTE TEACHER EDUCATION
To be admitted to a teacher education program in the School of Education, students must first be admitted to Georgian Court and be in good academic standing. Additional requirements include:

  • Passing scores on Praxis Core (Reading, Writing, and Math) examination or Commissioner approved Basic Skills examination (Note: This requirement is waived for students who provide documentation of a score on the SAT, ACT, or GRE at or above the cut score for the year in which they took the exam.);
  • An earned cumulative grade point average of at least 3.00;
  • An interview with the SOE Student Assessment Coordinator and panel (Submission of current Mantoux test results, within the last 3 years at time of application, must be presented at the time of interview.);
  • Two recommendations from Education Professors, as indicated by the completed SOE recommendation form
  • Completion of the following two pre-education courses: Foundations to Inclusive Education and Introduction to Inclusive Education are required prior to being accepted into the School of Education Teacher Preparation Program;
  • 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); and
  • If applicant is a non-native English speaker, then a rating of Advanced High on the Oral Proficiency
    Interview is also required.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUTE TEACHER EDUCATION

  • Official transcript(s) showing the award of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university;
  • Evidence of a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.00 from a baccalaureate or master's degree program;
  • Passing scores on Praxis Core (Reading, Writing, and Math) examination or Commissioner approved Basic Skills examination (Note: This requirement is waived for students who provide documentation of a score on the SAT, ACT, or GRE at or above the cut score for the year in which they took the exam.);
  • An interview with the SOE Student Assessment Coordinator and panel (Submission of current Mantoux test results, within the last 3 years at time of application, must be presented at the time of interview.);
  • Two recommendations from Education Professors, as indicated by the completed SOE recommendation form; and
  • If applicant is a non-native English speaker, then a rating of Advanced High on the Oral Proficiency
    Interview is also required.

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