Application Checklist for Degree Seeking Candidates
Completion of 30 hours of university level coursework at the time of application including the Professional Sequence of courses ED 150, ED 200, and ED 225
Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
C or better grades in Professional Education and University Core coursework
Grades of C or better in Education and University core courses
Accurate declaration of major - Candidates pursuing an Elementary K-6 degree must select and complete one of 5 emphasis areas. These are: Early Childhood Unified Birth-3rd, Middle School English 5-8, Middle School Math 5-8, Middle School History 5-8, and Adaptive Special Education K-6.
University/Professional Recommendation (Direct the writer to the Washburn University Department of Education webpage for the link to the online recommendation form.)
Complete and submit Professional Conduct Dispositions form signed.
Check Declaration of Major to ensure it is correct.
Meet minimum scores in one of 3 skills tests.
Praxis CORE Academic Skills Test for Educators with minimum scores of:
Writing: 162, Reading: 156, and Mathematics: 150.
Pre-professional Skills Test (PPST) with minimum scores of: Writing:172, Reading:173, and Mathematics: 172.
Composite ACT greater than or equal to 24
It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that official copies of the scores have been submitted to the WU Department of Education. Candidates must register for the CORE test on the ETS website. See the Department of Education website for details.
Please review your application to ensure it is complete and correct.