Due to COVID-19, the School of Education is postponing the admission tests required as we review and accept applicants for Fall 2020 Cohort 1. We are extending the due date to pass the necessary basic skills tests to the time when all testing sessions are back to normal.

Please go ahead and submit your application to the School of Education.

Candidates may purse a major in Secondary Education once they have completed 60 credit hours for Fall entry and 72 hours for Spring entry (excluding developmental courses) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and minimum grade of C in ENG-W 131, and have declared Secondary Education as their major candidates are then advised by Program Faculty.

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of EDUC-F200 with an earned a grade of at least 2.0 (C) and have a GPA in professional education courses of at least 2.5
  • Completion of the communications courses (i.e., ENG-W131, SPCH-S121, ENG-G207, and ENG-W270, ENG-W290 or ENG-W350) with no grade less than 2.0 (C) and a GPA of at least 2.5
  • Completion of a degree specific required level mathematics course MATH-M114 or higher with a grade of at least 2.0 (C)
  • Hold an overall GPA of at least 2.5
  • Hold at least a grade of 2.0 (C) in each course in licensing area(s) and overall GPA in each licensing area of at least 2.5
  • Passed one of the following basic skills tests:
    Note: You can use mixed or multiple tests to meet the qualifying admission test scores for reading and math
    • Praxis Core with the following qualifying scores - Reading (168) and Mathematics (162)
    • ACT with the following qualifying scores– Reading (21), and Mathematics (21)
    • SAT with the following qualifying scores
      • Test taken prior to March 1, 2016
        Combined score of at least 1,100 based on Critical Reading and Math (Sum o VE + MA scores = 1,100)
      • Test taken on or after March 1, 2016
        Reading and Writing (543) and Mathematics (533)
    • Core Academic Skills Assessment CASA with the following qualifying scores– Reading – test code 001 (220), and Math – test code 002 (220)
  • Submit a completed application to the Secondary Education Program (SEP)

Please see the Bulletin for more detailed information on each major offered.


  1. Pre-Elementary, Elementary, and Transfer Education Students:
    • Please contact Ms. Elaine Barr,, (812) 941-2386 for advising at Hillside Hall Room 108B.
  2. Teaching Licenses
    • Please contact D'Andrea L. Williams, Undergraduate and Graduate Licensing Advisor,, (812) 941-2251, Hillside Hall Room 108 D for licensing questions.

Please submit all application materials to:

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Mrs. Tracy Stracener

School of Education Records Specialist

Hillside Hall 108A
Phone: (812) 941-2388