Admission Requirements

Undergraduates, who have been admitted to Albany State University and have declared education as their major, must formally apply to the Teacher Education Program
(Go to forms section -Teacher Education Application)

The following criteria must be met to gain unconditional admission:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 36 Semester hours from areas A, B, C, D, and E or the Core classes/curriculum and a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or better.

  2. Completion of EDUC 2110, ENGL 1101, and 1102 (or equivalents) with grades of “C” or above, and EDUC 2199.

  3. Successful completion of the GACE Basic Skills test.

  4. An acceptable history of mental, emotional, and physical health.

  5. Proficiency in written and oral communications as demonstrated in EDUC 2110 (or equivalent).

  6. Satisfactory completion of the requirements for the specific program enrolled in and approval from the corresponding program coordinator.  This may include specific achievement tests or physical performance requirements.

  7. Two recommendation forms are required from college professors.