Judith Herb College of Education

LAMP Admission Requirements


  • Admission to the College of Graduate Studies
  • Minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale
  • Minimum content area GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale for your licensure area
  • Undergraduate content area coursework for your licensure area
  • Demonstrate mastery of reading, writing, and mathematics skills. Students must present test scores at or above the 50th percentile from ONE of these standardized assessments: ACT, SAT, GRE, or Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators.  Acceptable scores (current score scale for Fall 2019 admissions) on one of the following:
  • Quantitative Reasoning: 153
  • Verbal Reasoning: 151
  • Analytical Writing:4.0
    Note: Writing scores are required beginning 2021
  • Mathematics: 532
  • Evidence-based Reading and Writing: 543
  • Essay Writing: 5.0
    Note: Writing scores are required beginning 2021
  • Mathematics: 21
  • Reading: 21
  • Writing: 6
    Note: Writing scores are required beginning 2021
PRAXIS Core Academic Skills for Educators
  • Mathematics (test code 5732): 156
  • Reading (test code 5712): 156
  • Writing (test code 5722): 162
    Note: Writing scores are required beginning 2021

Apply to the College of Graduate Studies. You will need to submit these materials:

  • Worksheet: Course Review Worksheet or Goals and Background Worksheet
  • Official transcripts from all institutions of higher education
  • Purpose statement describing your background and goals as well as the importance of the degree in achieving these goals
  • Resume
  • Three letters of reference
  • Scores for one of the following: GRE, SAT, ACT, or PRAXIS CORE

Prior to beginning classroom experiences:

  • Criminal background check
  • Acceptable scores on the Ohio Assessment for Educators (OAE) Content Assessment(s) for your licensure area
  • All undergraduate content area courses

Prior to applying for Ohio teaching license

Contact Us at lamp@utoledo.edu or call 419-530-4967 


Last Updated: 6/27/22