Applicants must have completed their undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 2.8. They complete the application for admission and pay the $30.00 application fee. Two official copies of the undergraduate transcript are required, plus three letters of recommendation. In addition, applicants must complete a writing sample indicating reasons for interest in completing a teaching endorsement. Passing scores in all three sections of the PPST (Pre Professional Skills Test) are required before admission, along with a State of Nebraska teacher certification background check. The applicant must affirm that he/she has not been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor involving abuse, neglect or sexual misconduct.