CTE Admission Testing

In accordance with our goal of providing teachers who are competent in subject matter, the Colorado Mesa University Center for Teacher Education (CTE) requires content testing prior to admission to the teacher education program and prior to beginning student teaching.

PRAXIS CORE (Core Academic Skills for Educators) Score Requirements:

When initially applying to the Teacher Education program, students must submit copies of their official Praxis CORE score report with their application materials.

Required Content/Licensure Testing

Content testing is required for state licensure. Students are required to take the Praxis II licensure exam prior to student teaching. Learn more about licensure content testing at: