Huntington University is a Christian liberal arts college in Indiana

admission to the education department

For more complete program requirements see the Education Department Student Handbook.  

Freshman Year: 

  • Take the CASA (Core Academic Skills Assessment) tests in reading, writing, & math      OR

  • Meet State requirements for Admission
    *ACT score of 24 or higher (Math, Reading, Grammar, and Science)
    *SAT score of 1100 or higher (Critical Reading and Math)

Sophomore Year:

  • Make sure you have an adviser in the Education Department.

  • Enroll in Introduction to Education ED212

  • Apply to the Teacher Education Program

  • Complete a criminal background check

  • Interview with members of the Teacher Education Committee (TEC)

  • TEC will look at your

    • GPA (2.5 or higher)

    • CASA scores (see below) or State requirements as stated above

    • recommendations

    • and interview results

  • TEC will meet to decide each applicant's status:  accept, defer, or reject

Junior Year:

  • Check with the Education Department secretary if you have doubts about your acceptance status in an education program.

  • Enroll in elementary junior block courses or secondary major courses and Secondary Methods and Curriculum

  • Register to take the Indiana Core Assessment (both Content and Pedagogy tests).  You must be registered to take the Indiana Core Assessment tests prior to being placed for Student Teaching.

  • Apply to Student Teach

  • Enroll in Multicultural January Term course

Senior Year:

  • Student Teach

  • Make sure the Indiana Core Assessment test (Content and Pedagogy) scores meet state criteria for teacher licensing 

  • Apply for Indiana teaching license (see Registrar)