Admission to an ECE Cohort

You must apply to be admitted to an ECE cohort. Applications are available in the Teacher Education Office in 401 McGuffey Hall.

To be considered for admission to a cohort for Early Childhood Education, you must meet the following criteria of acceptance:

  • Completion of a minimum of 12 Miami Plan hours
  • A 2.75 GPA in your Miami Plan Courses
  • Praxis Core Score of 156 in Reading, 150 in Math, and 162 in Writing. You are exempt from taking the Praxis Core exam if you have earned an ACT score of 21 or higher OR an SAT combined critical reading/math score of 980.
  • Attendance at the ECE orientation meeting
  • Please see cohort application for additional information for transfer students, and Honors students

Acceptance into an ECE cohort will result in a change from “pre-major” to “major” status as noted on your DAR.