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AECTP

The AlabamaEducator Certification Test (AECTP) is required of undergraduate students seeking admission to Teacher Candidacy and is a prerequisite for students seeking admission to the Alternative Master’s program. Information about test dates and registration are available online.

 
   
  PRAXIS II

The College of Education at the University of South Alabama requires successful completion of the appropriate Praxis II test prior to admission to student teaching for undergraduate and alternative master’s students. Additionally persons who complete a program and seek initial certification will be required to earn at least a specified minimum score on the appropriate Praxis II test as a precondition for certification. Official scores must be on file with the University of South Alabama and the Alabama State Department of Education. Information about test dates and registration are available online.
 
   
 

IDE 010

IDE 010 is the College of Education reading test required of all undergraduate education majors.  Students who are seeking a second Bachelor of Science degree or students with official ACT reading scores of 20 or above are exempt from IDE 010.  To register for this test, see the Schedule of Classes.
 
   
 

GRE/ MAT

Applicants to all master’s/PhD. programs in the College of Education, with the exception of those applying to programs in Health, Physical Education and Counseling will be required to submit official scores for the Graduate Record Exam (GRE)* including the analytical writing component. Applicants to graduate programs in Health, Physical Education and Counseling programs may substitute official scores on the Miller’s Analogies Test (MAT) in place of the GRE. Official scores must be received by the Office of Admissions before the file will be considered by the College of Education. Information about test dates and registration for the GRE is available online, or call the Sylvan Learning Center at (251) 344-6284. Information about test dates and registration for the MAT is available from the University of South Alabama’s Department of Counseling and Testing at (251) 460-7051, Alpha Hall East, Room 343.
 
   
 

Undergraduate Comprehensive Exam

Undergraduate teacher education candidates must receive a passing score on the program exit exam, a comprehensive written test designed to cover both professional studies and the teaching field. This comprehensive examination should be administered near the end to the program.

 
   
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