Admission Testing

Admissions Testing

Students may document basic skills competency for admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP) by using any of the following assessments:

  • Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA):
    Reading 220 (test code 001); Math 220 (test code 002); Writing 220 (test code 003)
  • ACT:
    Composite score of at least 24 based on Math, Reading, Grammar, and Science (Sum of MA + RE + EN + SR scores divided by 4 = 24)
  • SAT: Test taken prior to March 1, 2016
    Combined score of at least 1,100 based on Critical Reading and Math (Sum of VE + MA scores = 1,100)
  • SAT: Test taken on or after March 1, 2016
    Combined score of at least 1,170 based on Critical Reading and Math (Sum of VE + MA scores = 1,170)
  • GRE:
    A score of at least 1,100 based on Verbal and Quantitative prior to 8/1/11 -OR- a score of at least 301 based on Verbal and Quantitative on or after 8/1/11.
  • Hold a Master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution.

If you’re unsure whether you meet the TEP testing requirements for admissions, please consult with your academic advisor.

Completion of the Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA) test may be required for permission to enroll in Teacher Education Program (TEP) authorized courses.

FREE individualized tutoring and test preparation for the CASA test is available to enrolled students through the Office of Teacher Education.

CASA Test Fee Reimbursement Options