Admission to an AYA Cohort

Students are directly admitted into the Teacher Education Adolescent Young Adult program at the time of university admissions. 

To advance into the cohort portion of the program, you must apply for the cohort and meet the following criteria:

  • Completion of a minimum of 12 Miami Plan hours
  • A 2.50 GPA in your Miami Plan Courses/ 2.75 for Social Studies Education
  • 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.

Please see cohort application for additional information for transfer students, and Honors students