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Admission Requirements

The following is required for a student to be considered for admission to the TMU Teaching Credential Program:

1. Bachelor’s degree from regionally accredited college or university

2. Prerequisite coursework (or its equivalent as determined by department):

For the Multiple Subject Program (Elementary)        

For the Single Subject Program (Secondary)

POL220 US Government (C- or better)

POL220 US Government (C- or better)

ED400 Foundations of Education OR

ED101, 202, AND 301 (B- or better)

ED400 Foundations of Education OR

ED101, 202, AND 301 (B- or better)

P321 Philosophy and History of Education OR

ED410 Technology Uses in Education

(B- or better)

P321 Philosophy and History of Education OR

ED410 Technology Uses in Education

(B- or better)

E322 Children’s Literature (C- or better)

ED202 Curriculum OR

ED301 Cultural & Linguistic Diversity in Teaching

(B- or better)

3. Fulfillment of Basic Skills Requirement (CBEST) and Subject Matter Competency (CSET)

4. Evidence of clear Christian testimony and agreement with TMU doctrinal statement

5. Ability to pass background check and tuberculosis screening

6. Satisfactory admissions panel interview

7. Teaching or other experience working with K-12 students