Requirements for Admission
To be admitted to any non-master’s alternate certification program, a candidate must fulfill each of the following requirements:
Degree: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
GPA: Cumulative grade point average of at least a 2.5
Praxis Exams: Passing scores on all sections of the Praxis Pre-Professional Skills Test Reading (=>176) Writing (=>175) Math (=>175) OR ACT Waiver - Composite 22 or higher; SAT - 1030 or higher
Passing scores on the Praxis content test appropriate for the area and/or level: Praxis II H & PE Content Exam 0091 (=>146)
Resume One-page summary of educational and work experiences
Philosophy One-page essay outlining your reasons for and commitment to teaching
Course Reqs: 15 credits in HLTH/KNES approved courses required prior to program entry.
Please call the Office of Student Services at (337) 482-6681 to schedule an appointment to have your transcripts and Praxis scores evaluated. *EDCI 450 and READ 410 provide 80 hours of “Classroom Readiness” and must be completed prior to official acceptance into this program.