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Eligibility in Kansas City

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45 minutes

Eligibility in Kansas City

Application requirements, from academic history to coursework and exams

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If you have any questions about your exam or this process, reach out to a TEACH Kansas City Coach or teacher preparation program staff for support. We’re here for you.


Getting certified in Kansas City, Missouri, or Kansas City, Kansas, requires passing a content-based exam, completing a background check, and enrolling in and maintaining good standing in a university program.

To prove your eligibility for a teacher preparation program, you may need to meet coursework requirements.

By providing proof of this coursework, admissions staff can rest assured you have the right background to pursue a teaching certification at their program.

Academic History

When applying for your program, be prepared to provide your:

  • Previous degree(s)
  • GPA
  • Completed content area/coursework
  • Recommendation letter(s)
  • International Applicant Requirements

In Missouri: Apply with Test Scores or Coursework

In Kansas: Apply with Praxis or Coursework

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