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Physical Education Major

Professional Program

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  • Professional Program application (PTEP)
  • Instructions

 
Students applying for admission into the Professional Teacher Education Program at Salisbury University are required to meet the following criteria as mandated by the University System of Maryland.

STEP ONE:   Meet the requirements for admission to Methods
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STEP TWO:  Meet the requirements for admission to Student Teaching
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STEP ONE
  • Complete the requirements for admission to the Physical Education program including 100 hours of pre-service, professional organization membership, PRAXIS I and attaining your advisor's signature
  • Satisfactory completion of competency requirements which consist of passing scores on PRAXIS PPST 1, Reading, Writing and Mathematics
  • Completion of an application for formal admission to the Professional Program during the semester prior to entrance into the physical education  methods courses (PHED 410, PHED 411, PHED 420, PHED 421 & PHED 480) and the two reading content courses (SCED 422 and SCED 424).

    Click here for a printable PTEP Admissions application.
    Click here for printable instructions on filling out the application.
  • Completion of a minimum of 56 credits, including transfer hours, with an overall grade point average of 2.50 or better.  The 56 hours must include CMAT 250, ENGL 101 & 102 and EDUC 210 & 300 with grades of "C" or better in each course.
  • Minimum GPA of at least 2.75 (including transfer credits) in the academic major
  • Obtain signatures of three faculty members, in the physical education department, who have instructed the student prior to application for admission and who can recommend the student for the program.
  • Approval of the written application by the student's advisor
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STEP TWO
Completion of the written application to Student Teaching during the semester PRIOR to Student Teaching.
  • Completion of a minimum of 90 credits, including methods and at least 24 credit hours of the academic major (secondary and K-12 only)
  • Overall GPA of at least 2.50, including transfer credits
  • Minimum GPA of at least 2.75, including transfer credits, in the Physical Education core and track
  • Minimum GPA of at least 2.75, including transfer credits, in methods classes (PHED 410, PHED 411, PHED 420, PHED 421, PHED 480, SCED 422 & SCED 424) with no grade below "C."
  • Obtain signatures from (2) faculty members in the Department of Health, Physical Education & Human Performance who can recommend the student for student teaching
  • Obtain signature from your major advisor
  • Verification of completion of these requirements by the Coordinator for Teacher Education and the Director of Field Experiences
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