Admission requirements for post-baccalaureate candidates seeking K-12 licensure include evidence of having a conferred Bachelor’s degree in the licensure subject area, and meeting the criteria for formal admission to Teacher Education. Upon application to the Teacher Education Program, an official transcript from the accredited colleges where the candidate attended, including the one granting the baccalaureate degree, must be brought to the Teacher Application Center.
The K-12 Physical Education advisors will review the transcript for completed course work appropriate for the endorsement being sought. Post-baccalaureate students should begin the licensure program by taking the first education courses in their licensure sequence and take the licensure content examination as soon as possible. Coursework meeting standards for K-12 Physical Education is available through the Secondary Education, K-12 Education and Education Technology depa1tment website. The coursework prepares the candidate to pass the K-12 Physical Education PRAXIS exam and to utilize the Colorado Quality Teaching Standards. A 2.5 GPA and completion of at least 30 semester hours of coursework is required.
The following courses are required and must be either transferred from an accredited college or taken at MSU Denver. A grade of “C” or better is required for each course in this program to count toward Iicensure.
Student Teaching GPA requirement is 2.75.