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College of Education and Human Sciences

Teacher Education at Southern Miss

Admission Requirements for Teacher Education

Before applying for admission to a professional education program at The University of Southern Mississippi, please check to see that you meet the following requirements: 

  1. an ACT composite score of 21 or higher or an SAT of 1060 (verbal plus quantitative); or acceptable scores on the Core Academic Skills for Educators Test (CORE): Reading (156), Writing (1162), and Mathematics (150)
  2. a minimum grade point average of 2.75 on the 44 semester-hour general education curriculum;
  3. a grade of ā€œCā€ or better  in freshman English composition;
  4. good academic standing at Southern Miss. A student on probation, probation continued, or suspension status cannot be admitted to teacher education until the transcript reflects good academic standing;
  5. a clear background check via the system selected by the Southern Miss Professional Education Council.

For more information on teacher education at Southern Miss, please contact Jennifer Wild at jennifer.wildFREEMississippi or 601-266-5522.

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