Program Requirements

Continuation in the Program

  • Candidates must maintain good academic standing
  • Candidates must maintain a 3.00 minimum GPA in all professional education and special education coursework with no grade lower than a C; a C- is not acceptable
  • Candidates must pass all required coursework before student teaching
  • Candidates must pass all tests required for licensure before student teaching

Requirements for Program Completion

  • Candidates must complete all coursework with satisfactory grades
  • Candidates must complete field experience, required practica, and full-time student teaching with a grade of Pass
  • Candidates must pass the edTPA and teacher inquiry project (TIP)
  • Candidates must pass all applicable tests required by TSPC for licensure