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TEP Admission Requirements

All teacher education candidates must gain admission to the Teacher Education Program. Students may submit an electronic application for TEP admission at any time after they have successfully fulfilled all requirements set forth by the state in 16 KAR 5:020 and by the Teacher Education Council of Morehead State University. The candidate may enroll in restricted courses in the professional education program only after the candidate meets all of the requirements outlined below. The TEP application process is completed electronically through the College of Education’s electronic data system, Folio180. All students enrolled in programs leading to teacher certification must purchase a Folio180 account.

Allow ample time to purchase a Folio180 account and obtain a user ID and password before the TEP application deadline.


TEP Admission Requirements Program Requirements*

  • Admission to MSU with an assigned academic advisor.
  • Pursuance of program completion leading to teacher certification.
  • Completion of at least 30 credit hours.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale; or
  • A GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale on the last thirty (30) credit hours. All college courses attempted must be a part of the applicant’s MSU transcript. Transcripts must reflect all transfer coursework completed to the date. All transfer courses, as well as MSU credit, are used in calculating GPA.
  • Completion of the following five core courses with grades of “C” or better:
    • ENG 100 Writing I · Mathematics General Education Requirement (MATH 131, MATH 135, MATH 152, MATH 174, or MATH 175, as required by program) 
    • COMS 108 Fundamentals of Speech Communication
    • EDF 207 Foundations of Education (CTE and Agriculture Teaching candidates may substitute CTE 207)
    • EDF 211 Human Growth & Development (IECE candidates may substitute EDEC 253)
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