Wheeling Jesuit University
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Admission Requirements

  • Must hold a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferably with a concentration in one of the secondary certification areas available in the ACT program
  • GPA 3.0 in transferred in coursework including concentration.
  • Passing scores on the Praxis1/PPST Exam unless candidate meets the exemption requirements (ACT of 26 or SAT of 1125, or Master's Degree). ACT courses may be taken while a student is working to schedule the Praxis 1/PPST exam or waiting for results. 
Please note that in order to be hired in any state school system employees must pass a criminal background check. This step is included in the West Virginia Teacher’s Certification process. In addition to supplying a fingerprint card participants will also be asked to complete a section of the WV Teacher Certification Application that asks questions on misdemeanors, certification in others states, prior indictments and other questions. For more information please visit our Criminal Background Questions page.

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