College Advising Office (ESSC)
Licensure Tests & Applications

If you are earning a State of Ohio Teaching License, you must apply for it after you have completed all program requirements, obtained a copy of your final transcript, undergone a criminal background check, and passed the required PRAXIS II and ACTFL tests.

Licensure Applications

Applications and directions are available at:

Criminal Background Checks & Fingerprinting

Ohio’s Current Licensure Test Requirements (pdf)

Praxis II Exams
  • Visit the Educational Testing Service website for registration, test dates, study guides and test materials.
  • At the ETS website, view Ohio’s current Praxis II requirements and obtain “Test at a Glance” overviews through the “State Requirements”.

Foreign/World Language Teacher Licensure Candidate Testing (pdf)

CSU Praxis II Pass Rate Data (under construction)


Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
CEHS Advising
Julka Hall 170
2121 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214

Campus Location
Julka Hall 170
2485 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland , OH 44115
Phone: 216.687.4625
Fax: 216.687.9284