Admission to the Teacher Preparation Program (TPP) at Rutgers-Camden requires:
1. an overall GPA of 2.80 or higher (4.0 representing A), as evidenced through a copy of most recent Rutgers-Camden transcript. No grades of D are acceptable for any courses required for certification. Transfer and postbaccalaureate students, see notes below;
2. evidence of the following minimum scores on the Praxis I: Academic Skills Assessments (PPST®): Reading, 177; Writing, 177; Mathematics, 175; and
3. completion of the course, Fundamentals of the Teaching Profession (50:964:101), with a grade of B or higher.
Transfer students must meet the 2.8 GPA requirement on the basis of at least two courses taken at Rutgers-Camden.
Postbaccalaureate students must also provide an official transcript from the undergraduate institution.
Students who obtained a baccalaureate degree from Rutgers need to apply for reenrollment through the Office of Academic Advising, not the admissions office. Students who obtained a baccalaureate degree from another institution must apply through the admissions office and obtain a transcript evaluation of previous courses.
Note: The Teacher Preparation Program will recognize an overall GPA of 2.8 from a student who possesses a baccalaureate or master's degree from a four-year institution. Postbaccalaureate students who are non-Rutgers graduates and who have a grade-point average of less than 2.8 in their academic major must speak with a TPP staff person for more information.