Admission Requirements


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Martin, TN 38238


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Educator Preparation Program

Admission Requirements

Admission to Educator Preparation Program and Student Teaching Flowchart


Admission to the Educator Preparation Program will be granted if students:

  • Take and pass the state-approved Core Academic Skills for Educators (CORE), or have an ACT composite score of 22 or better. A student who has taken and failed the CORE twice can make an appeal to be admitted to the Educator Preparation Program (EPP).
  • Establish and maintain a cumulative 2.75 GPA
  • Demonstrate an acceptable level of oral skills and a successful interview before the College of Education, Health and Behavioral Sciences Interview Board.
  • Submit to and successfully pass a criminal history background check.

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