The Practitioner Teacher Program allows prospective candidates who hold a teaching position or letter of intent for employment from a parish school board to become certified to teach in one year. Graduates of the program are awared a post-baccalaureate certificate from the unviersity.
possess a non-education baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited university;
hold a current teaching position or possess a letter of intent to hire from a school district;
have a cumulative 2.5.GPA on a 4.0 scale on all undergraduate coursework;
pass PRAXIS I Core Academic Skills: Reading, Writing, and Mathematics. (Master’s degree applications are exempt from the PRAXIS I requirements); and