Degree Requirements - Post-Baccalaureate Teachers Certification

Kean University offers a variety of programs leading to the B.A. Degree in an academic major with an option in Teacher Certification K-12. The academic portions of these programs are housed in their respective departments. The Professional Education component of these programs is housed in the Department of Middle and Secondary Education.

Students registering for Instruction in Subject Areas K-12 programs must have a G.P.A. of 2.75 or better and a “B-” or better in COMM 1402, ENG 1030, and EMSE 2801. Students must obtain a passing score* on each of the three parts of the Praxis I exam, complete the Speech and Language Screening Test, and must have be formally admitted into the education program, to register for EMSE 3210, 3220, 3230, 3240, 3250, 3801, 4801, EDUC 3401, 3000, 4000 and for the electives EMSE 3122 and EMSE 3112.

Students must earn a “B-” or higher in each education course in order to register for EMSE 4801. Grades below a “B-” must be remediated before students enroll in EMSE 4801. The added course credit will be counted as extra credit beyond the required 30 credits for the program. In addition, the academic major must be maintained with a “B” or better (allowance for two “Cs”).

*Acceptance score may change. See advisor for details.



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