Admission Information

All candidates must meet application and admission requirements as defined by The Graduate School.

Additional Student Responsibilities:

  • Elementary certification requires passing PRAXIS II Elementary Multiple subjects (test code 5031 for tests completed between 9/1/2012 and 8/31, 2014. As of September 1, 2014, the test code will be 5001). Information on the PRAXIS test is available in the Center of Pedagogy office in University Hall.
  • Students are responsible for seeking advisement from their academic advisor for registration and completion of degree requirements.
  • Students are responsible for completing the Physiology and Hygiene requirement and Speech requirement for state certification.
  • Any student who has not completed the equivalent of one semester of child development as an undergraduate must take the course at the graduate level.
  • It is the student's responsibility to be familiar with all policies designated in the Graduate Catalog and the current Center of Pedagogy Teacher Education Handbook.
  • Students are required to apply to the Center of Pedagogy for Clinical I placement the semester before placement begins. The deadline to apply is March 1 for September placement and October 1 for January placement.
  • In order to complete the program, students must file the proper audit forms in the Registrar's Office: October 1 for May completion, March 1 for August completion, and June 1 for January completion.
  • Applications for Certification are required to be submitted to the Registrar's Office during the following period: October 15 to November 15 for January graduation, March 15 to April 15 for May graduation, and July 1 to August 1 for August graduation.
  • Any variation from this work program must be approved by The Graduate School through the proper filing of a substitution form.