Testing Requirements

The following tests are required of all admitted undergraduate School of Education students:

Undergraduate Program: BA Degree (Multi-Subject/Elementary Focus)
Tests Required: ORELA Elementary Subtests 1 & 2, ORELA Civil Rights Test

Undergraduate Program: BSSE Degree (Single-Subject/Secondary Focus)
Tests Required: ORELA Subject Area Test, ORELA Civil Rights Test

Testing Deadlines:
For multi-subject (elementary) education majors, all tests must be passed by March 1 of the sophomore year. For single-subject (secondary) education majors, all tests must be passed by December 31 of the junior year. Exceptions are subject to approval by the associate dean.

Contact Maribeth McGowan, academic program specialist, at mcgowan@up.edu or 503.943.8124.


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