Applying to the Teacher Education Program


Congratulations on wanting to become a teacher!  “You’re the only one who can make a difference. Whatever your dream is, go for it." - Earvin Magic Johnson


The Teacher Education Department has a selective admissions process, which is separate from Weber State University admission. Please review the Admission Requirements document listed below as well as the document for the specific program you are interested in.


Admission Requirements, Checklist - This will provide you with the information necessary to apply for the teacher education program.


  • Click here if you want to view the GPA Rating Scale
  • Application - This will take you to the online application for the teacher education program.
  • Secondary: Students take PRAXIS II content exam(s) in your area(s). [Secondary Ed students can use Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) scores for Fall 2014 admissions only. CAAP is a standardized assessment designed to show achievement levels in reading, writing (two sections), math, and critical thinking. To register for the CAAP test go to] Call 801-626-7694 for more information.
  •  Elementary, double major in Elementary/Early Childhood Ed., and Special Ed. majors: must take the PRAXIS II Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (5001) test.  The 4 subtests include Language Arts/Reading (157), Mathematics (157), Science (159), and Social Studies (155) and you must pass all 4 subtests to be eligible for admission into the Teacher Education Dept.
  • Early Childhood Ed. (K-3) majors only: must take the PRAXIS II Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (5001) test, or the PRAXIS II Early Childhood: Content Knowledge (5022).
  • All Programs: ACT scores may also be used for admission and are valid for six years. Required scores - ACT composite score of 21 with a verbal/English score no less than 20 and a mathematics/quantitative score of no less than 19.
  • To register for PRAXIS II, please go to


  View the Utah Criticality List for Subject Areas

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