Admission Requirements

  • General Requirements

    • A completed graduate application for admission
    • A Bachelor’s degree from a regionally  accredited college or university  with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
    • Three letters of recommendation from college professors, principals, or other qualified educators
    • PA Instructional I or II certification
    • International students must provide evidence of proficiency in English as indicated by a rating of “superior” on the OPI
  • Program Specific Requirements

    • Teachers must be in their third year of teaching experience before they enroll in the NBPTS program.