Eligibility Criteria

DSCTE Guide to Eligibility

This document is intended to serve as a guide to eligibility for the Center for Teacher Preparation DSCTE Credential Program. Final eligibility and candidate acceptance is subject to an initial screening of official records conducted by our Credential Services Department upon submission of your application.

The Eligibility Criteria consists of three components: Required Minimum Education, Required Industry Experience Hours, and Required Industry Experience Recency.

Note: Advanced CTE Candidates who hold a Clear General Education or Education Specialist Credential have already met the eligibility requirements for a CTE Credential. Please click here for more information.

Please begin below with Section One: Required Minimum Education or take our Advanced Screening Tool

If you've met the above criterion, please click here to move to Section Two: Required Industry Experience