In order to be considered for admission to teacher education programs, candidates must have completed the following requirements:
2. GPA requirements:
3. Register with the Georgia Professional Standards Commission to obtain a MyPSC account and PSC identification number.
4. Entrance exams requirements:
5. Some degree programs in teacher education have additional admissions requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to consult those departments and program advisors.
* The GACE Program Admission Assessment tests are comprehensive exams covering reading, writing, and mathematics. Regardless of matriculation date, the GACE Program Admission Assessment tests are a requirement for entrance into the Teacher Education Program at Kennesaw State University. Candidates should plan to take the tests prior to applying to the Teacher Education Program. Students with the following minimum scores on Collegiate SAT, ACT or GRE examinations may exempt GACE Program Admission Assessment by submitting proof of scores to the Certification Officer located in the William D. Impey Teacher Education Advisement Center, located in Education Student Services (ESS):
Candidates who believe they qualify for this exemption should see the Certification Officer in the William D. Impey Teacher Education Advisement Center, located in Education Student Services (ESS) to establish and record the exemption. The center can also provide further information concerning the GACE Program Admission and GACE Content exams at (470) 578-6105.
Admission to Teacher Education Program for Fall Semester:
Admission to Teacher Education Program for Spring Semester:
Candidates will be informed of their admission status by email to their Kennesaw State University Student email account.
Candidates will be informed of their admission status by email to their Kennesaw State University Student email account. Candidates must enroll in the semester for which they have been admitted, or they must re-apply and meet the admission requirements for a subsequent semester.
KSU will request that fully admitted teacher education candidates be issued a Pre-Service Certificate by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. To be eligible for this certificate, candidates must
A Pre-Service Certificate is required to participate in field experiences associated with courses required in teacher education programs. For additional information, see Pre-Service Certification.
GradEd@kennesaw.edu for advisement electronically.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays Should be made 1 day in advance. Please contact our office at 770-423-6043 for an advisement appointment. We are located in Kennesaw Hall, Building One (Room 1314) Click here for a campus map (pdf)
From the visitor parking lot, you will walk across the campus green (the big lawn) to Kennesaw Hall. Remember that the Kennesaw Hall building (Building #1 on the campus map) consists of Financial Aid and the Registrar’s Office at the round end (glass atrium). Please enter in this side of the building. Upon entering Kennesaw Hall, please walk past the Registrar's Office and Financial Aid and continue 1/2 way down the long corridor/hall and look for our sign Education Student Services. We are located in Room 1314, which is half way down the long hall on your left.