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Admission Requirements for Teacher Education

In accordance with Kentucky regulations, the Education Department of Thomas More College conducts a thorough program of selection, admission, and retention. This process is designed to ensure that those candidates that advance into the teaching profession will have successful and rewarding careers.

To be considered for admission to the Teacher Education Program, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum GPA 2.75
  • Completion, with appropriate grade, of EDU 101/201/202, COM 105 (or COM 205, 207, 305)
  • Successful completion of the Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators (CASE) Exams
  • Acceptable Dispositions
  • VIRTUS: attend training session, complete background check, and remain compliant
  • AOC (Administrative Office of the Courts) Background Check
  • Record of Field Experience/KFETS: Remain up-to-date with submission of Record(s) of Field Experience and KFETS (Kentucky Field Experience Tracking System) entries
For more information, please visit the Education Program Information page.