North Carolina Central University
1801 Fayetteville St.
Durham, NC 27707
Candidates* must have
Praxis I (Minimum Scores)
Praxis I Combined Score
Reading/Writing/Math 522 Counts as Passing for Praxis I
Math + Verbal 1100 Exempt - all parts of Praxis I
Math 550 Exempt - Praxis I Math
Verbal 550 Exempt - Praxis I Reading, Writing
ACT Composite 24 Exempt - all parts of Praxis I
Math 24 Exempt - Praxis I Math
Verbal 24 Exempt - Praxis I Reading, Writing
*Candidates who are licensure-only (or are earning a second Bachelor’s degree) who have a 2.5 GPA from an accredited four-year institution are eligible for admission without taking Praxis I or meeting SAT or ACT testing requirements.
However, a candidate who is licensure-only (or is earning a second Bachelor’s degree) who does not have a 2.5 GPA from an accredited four-year institution must meet the testing requirement and earn a 3.0 GPA on 15 hours of post-baccalaureate course work prescribed by the program coordinator.
The Program Director/Coordinator will submit the TEP Application to the Licensure Office in the School of Education, where it will be processed and presented to the Teacher Education Council for approval. You will receive notification of your admission to the program via mail.