Elementary Education Degree and Kansas Teaching Licensure Program

Admission Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA (cumulative)
  • Complete the Praxis Core exam
  • Public Speaking (or course equivalent) with a grade of B- or higher
  • Associate's (AA/AS) degree OR 60+ credit hours OR Bachelor's (BS/BA) degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Minimum Technology Requirements

    Computer

    To participate successfully in courses in the various MNU programs, (and particularly for all online courses and programs) all students must have individual access to a personal computer of one of the following types. It is recommended that your system be no more than three years old.:

    • Microsoft Windows (PC):
      Windows personal computer (desktop OK, laptop recommended), with the Windows 7 or newer Windows operating system, or a Windows 8.x or Windows 10 tablet computer (e.g., Microsoft Surface) or newer.
      NOTE: Windows Smartphones are NOT sufficient technologies by themselves.
       
    • Apple:
      Mac (desktop OK, laptop recommended), with the Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard) or newer Mac operating system
      NOTE: Apple tablets (e.g., iPads) and Apple smartphones (e.g., iPhones) may be handy to have for some courses and activities, but they are NOT sufficient technology by themselves.
       
    • Others:
      No other devices are supported or recommended for MNU online courses and programs
      Android devices (tablets and smartphones) WILL NOT work for some critical functions.
      Chromebooks and other Netbook computers MAY NOT work for some features and functions, and therefore are not recommended.
       
    • Recommended Extras:
      Webcam, for creating presentations for assignments
      Multimedia headset (microphone and headphones) for creating presentations for assignments and for participating in online real-time conferences.

    Software

    At least one week prior to the first session of your course or program, you must be sure your computer has current versions of the following software that may not have been initially installed on it:

    Internet Access

    You must have reliable access to the Internet. At least 1 Mbps bandwidth is recommended. Dial-up and satellite-TV Internet connections are NOT recommended.

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