Requirements for admission: - “Pre-Education”

Requirements for admission:

  • Meet with an Academic Advisor in Julka Hall 170, (216) 687-4625, to complete documentation for admission.
  • Physical Education majors should contact the HPERD Office, (216) 687-4870, to schedule an appointment with a HPERD advisor.
  • 2.50-or-higher cumulative GPA
  • C-or-higher grade in college level mathematics (MTH 116 or higher)
  • C-or-higher grade in freshman English (ENG 100 or ENG 101)
  • 30 college credits

  • Freshman and Transfer Students with an interest in teaching are admitted to CSU as Pre-Education students.
  • Pre-Education students should meet with Academic Advisors in Julka Hall 170 to become familiar with program requirements and to select appropriate courses.
  • When Pre-Education students satisfy all requirements, they should meet with an Academic Advisor to complete documentation for admission.

Transfer & Post-Baccalaureate Students with UG GPA’s below 2.50
  • Transfer and Post-Baccalaureate students who are admitted to CSU with previously earned cumulative undergraduate GPA below 2.50 are required to complete a minimum of 12 credits at CSU and to earn a 2.50-or-higher CSU cumulative GPA to qualify for admission to a CEHS program, to declare an Education major or minor, and to take any Professional Education courses (except EDB 200).

7-12 Math & Science - CSUTeach
  • Students considering 7-12 Math or Science teacher training should seek their initial advising with:

    Courtney Nudell, Student Services Coordinator, JH 357, (216) 687.4583,

  • K-12 Physical Education, Exercise-Fitness, and Sport Management
    Students interested in these areas should schedule advising with:

    Mary Motley, JH 146, (216) 687.4885,

Continuing GPA Requirement
  • Students must maintain a 2.50-or-higher CSU cumulative GPA for continuing enrollment in professional education coursework.

Practicum, Student Teaching, and Licensure Endorsement Requirements
  • 2.50-or-higher cumulative GPA
  • 2.75-or-higher cumulative professional education GPA
  • 2.50-or-higher major field/content area GPA for multi-age, middle school, and adolescent/young adult programs
  • Only C-or-higher grades can be used to satisfy professional and major field/content area requirements.
  • B-or-better Practicum grade is required to qualify for Student Teaching.
  • Take all required Praxis II exams prior to student teaching