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College of Education

College of Education

COE Admissions






All Education students must apply to the College of Education and be accepted before they are able to take courses in the major.


 Admission to Candidacy occurs during five key periods throughout the year:

October 15th for spring semester start *** will allow for participation in early registration.

December 15th  - Transfer students for a spring semester start

March 15th for fall semester start *** will allow for participation in early registration.

June 15th for fall semester start

August 15th  - Transfer students for a fall semester start

COE orientation meetings are held each semester so students can receive a candidacy application and understand the requirements for applying to the College of Education.  It is highly recommended that students attend one of these meetings.

Candidacy Requirements for admission to the College of Education are as follows:

  • Overall GPA of 2.5 on all hours attempted (2.0 for Child & Youth Studies Majors)
  • Pass all subsections of the FTCE General Knowledge Test (GKT)
    • No appeals will be accepted
    • No FTCE are required for the Child and Youth Studies Majors
  • Satisfy all General Education requirements
  • Satisfy all Communication and Computation Skills
  • Satisfy common prerequisite requirements, and
  • Complete the purchase of liability insurance.


Students who do not meet the requirements described above will not be admitted into the  programs in the College of Education.  We recommend that all students be admitted into the College of Education by the completion of sixty hours.

In order to develop your degree plan of study and organize your sequence of courses over the next two years, it is highly encouraged that you meet with a College of Education Academic Advisor prior to applying for your degree major.  Please visit the Advising page on the COE website to schedule an appointment with an advisor as soon as possible to discuss course selection and application and admission to the programs in the College of Education.

In addition to working closely with your COE academic advisor, Degree Works will also assist you in planning your progression through the program.  We encourage you to use Degree Works as a tool to help you successfully complete your degree program.


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