The Department of Teacher Education prepares and recommends candidates for teacher licensure in the following areas:
(Click program for curriculum guides. All curriculum guides in Microsoft Word format.)
Other licensure areas available to elementary majors:
- Mild Intervention license - Allows you to be a special education teacher in the grade levels of your original license. For example, if you earn an Elementary license, you may work as a special education teacher in elementary schools (grades K-6). If you hold a secondary license, you may work in high school, middle school, and junior high settings. All-grade majors (art, PE, and music majors) may teach in K-12 school settings.
There are six core classes in this curriculum. Some are included in your regular program. For a list of the classes that you will need to complete this license, click on the appropriate level: secondary/all-grade or elementary curriculum.
- Reading license secondary/all-grade or elementary
Recommendation for Licensure
To be recommended for an original Indiana State Teacher's License by the University of Indianapolis, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- A bachelor's degree from the University of Indianapolis
- Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.500
- A minimum of "C" in all education courses and other courses as specified
- A grade of "S" in supervised teaching and Exit from Program Portfolio
- Passing scores on the Praxis I (mathematics, reading, and writing)
- Passing score(s) on Praxis II (Subject Assessment) -- Current information is available in the Office of the School of Education.
The University of Indianapolis will recommend candidates for teacher licensing upon completion of undergraduate or graduate programs. Candidates for licensure should consult with the Licensing Advisor, Donna Stephenson (email@example.com, 788-4917) for current requirements for application. All application materials are processed by the Licensing Advisor and then delivered to the Indiana Division of Professional Standards. State Licensing Rules are undergoing revisions and current requirements are subject to change.
Division of Professional Standards online listing of standards.
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