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Academic Requirements for
Reading Endorsement Program
Before applying for admission to the Reading Endorsement program, individuals should determine if they are eligible or can become eligible by examining the following minimum academic and test score requirements:
- An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
- A minimum overall undergraduate grade point average of 2.50 OR in most recent degree.
- Documented T-4 or higher certification or equivalent state-issued, clear, renewable teaching certificate in any field.
- A current clear criminal background check conducted as directed by the College of Education. Note: This requirement may be waived only with evidence of employment as a full-time teacher of record in a public school in Georgia. Evidence must be presented on the College of Education’s Employment Verification Form.
*Note: PSC-accepted accredited institutions are those that are accredited by accrediting organizations recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education at http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation or The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) at http://www.chea.org
The above are minimum academic, test score or professional requirements only. Read the entire application checklist to determine what documents must be included in your submission.
If you have questions about these eligibility requirements, please contact the Graduate Admissions Coordinator in the College of Education. Contact information is provided in the left panel of this page.