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Northwest Missouri State University


Admission Requirements for the Professional Education Program

Admission Requirements for 2016-2017 and Older Catalogs

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_____ _____ Observation and Activity (62-211) or Practicum I
(61-262 Middle School or 61-260 Secondary or 22-260 Physical Ed) Grade of C or better
_____ _____ Oral Communication/Speech (29-102) C or better
_____ _____ Two Composition Courses or one Honors Comp.
_____ _____ Math Course (Elementary Majors - 17-171)
_____ _____ Information Technology Competency Course

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Pass all four subsections of the revised Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA)

  • The minimum score requirements for the revised version of the MoGEA for the 2018-2019 school year are: Reading--202, Writing--193, Math--220, and Science/Social Studies--204. If you took a prior version of the MoGEA (test taken prior to August 29, 2015), candidates may mix and match scores from the old MoGEA and the revised MoGEA with the exception of the science and social studies subsections. More information below or the see the memo from DESE on the changes.

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2.75 overall GPA, 3.0 GPA in major and a 3.0 GPA in education courses .
My overall GPA is _____.   My major GPA is _____.   My education GPA is _____.

_____ _____ Minimum of 45 hours (_____ hours).
_____ _____ No more than 7 hours below a C in general education coursework
_____ _____ Subscribe to Tk20
_____ _____ Successfully complete Criminal Background check through the Family Care Safety Registry/TESS approval
_____ _____ ALL qualifications have been met. Please go to the TESS office (AD 348) and apply for admission to the College of Education.

Admission Requirements for 2017-2018 or Newer Catalogs

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All education majors must successfully complete all Phase I coursework with a grade of C or better for their major.

Yes No Education Major Coursework Requirements Agricultural Education Major Coursework Requirements Physical Education Major Coursework Requirements
                Ecology of Teaching (62-111) Ecology of Teaching (62-111) Ecology of Teaching (62-111)
                Developmental Foundations of Learning (62-112) Foundations of Agricultural Education (03-320) Developmental Foundations of Learning (62-112)
                Professional Learning Community I (62-113) Practicum I (22-260)
                Introduction to Curriculum and Instruction (62-114) Literacy and Applications in PE (22-445)
                Principles of Assessment (62-115)

       

       

Professional Learning Community II (62-116)
                Inclusive Classrooms & Positive Learning Environments (62-117) Inclusive Classrooms & Positive Learning Environments (62-117) Inclusive Classrooms & Positive Learning Environments (62-117)
                Teaching is Communication (62-118) Teaching is Communication (62-118) Teaching is Communication (62-118)
                Professional Learning Community III (62-119) Professional Learning Community III (62-119) Professional Learning Community III (62-119)

Other Requirements for ALL Education Majors:

                2.75 Cumulative GPA and 3.00 Professional Education GPA                                             (           cumulative GPA;           prof ed GPA)
                Pass all four subsections of the Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA)            
  • The minimum score requirements for the MoGEA are: Reading-202, Writing-193, Math-220, and Science/Social Studies-204)
                Succesfully complete Criminal Background Check through the Family Care Safety Registry/TESS approval
                Demonstrate appropriate professional dispositions as measured by the dispositions assessment
                Acquire subscription to Tk20 and create student account
                ALL qualifications have been met. Please go to the TESS Offce (AD 348) and apply for admission to the Professional Education Program.

Other Assessment Requirements being implemented by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE):

check Successful completion of the Missouri Educator Evaluation System (MEES) for Teacher Candidates for certification beginning in Fall 2018.
checkbox All teacher candidates will be required to attempt the appropriate initial certification, state-mandated content examination(s) (MoCA) prior to finalizing placement into student teaching.

Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA) Requirement:

Appeals procedures available. Contact your education advisor to discuss "Blocked Class Form." Petitions are submitted to the Teacher Education Admissions Committee (TEAC). Students must submit advisor-signed petitions to the TESS Office in the Administration Building, Room 348.  More information can be found here.


Information about testing accommodations for the MoGEA can be found here.