1. Students are encouraged to complete most of the General Education and Content requirements before applying for admission into the Elementary Education Program.

    a.  Applications submitted by October 15: Applicant will be considered for the Spring Cohort.

    b.  Applications submitted by February 15: Applicant will be considered for the Fall Cohort.

  2. Students accepted into progarm would receive a formal letter of acceptance in the mail.
  3. Students not accepted into program would also receive a formal letter in the mail, indicating missing information and resubmitted deadline.

Admission Requirements:

The following criteria apply to all applicants to the Elementary Education Program, including those switching from the other education programs at IU Southeast and transferring from the other higher education institutions.

  1. Have an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  2. Completed EDUC-F200, ENG-W 131, SPCH-S 121, MATH-T 101 and at least one science content course and one social studies content course.
  3. Completed or be enrolled in all required language arts courses.
  4. Have a C or better in all core language arts and math courses completed.
  5. Have a 24 on the ACT (without writing) or 1100 on the SAT (without writing) or Praxis I scores of Math 175, Reading 176 and Writing 172 or a combined score of 527 (taken prior to August 31, 2013) or CASA scores of Math 220, Reading 220, and Writing 220.
  6. Including current enrollment, candidates will have at least 55 credit hours towards their general education requirements as outlined by the Elementary Education Program check sheet.


  1. Pre-Elementary Education Students:
    • Please contact Ms. Christina Thompson, cmt3@ius.edu or 812-941-2207 for advising at HH108C.
  2. Transfer Students:
    • Please contact Ms. Christina Thompson, cmt3@ius.edu or 812-941-2207 for advising at HH108C.
  3. Elementary Education Students:
    • An Elementary Education Faculty will be assigned to each admitted elementary students for advising at the beginning of the program.
  4. Teaching Licenses:
    • Please contact Ms. Nicole Owens Wilson, Undergraduate & Graduate Licensing Advisor and School Placement Advisor, wilsonno@ius.edu, 812-941-2593, HH108E for licensing questions.