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Teacher Education Programs

Undergraduate Level Licensure Programs

Admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP) is a distinct and unique admission process, separate from admission to Purdue University and a specific college with a teacher education program. Each undergraduate teacher education program includes the Plan of Study for the degree. Click on the program area links listed to the right of this page for more information about the degree Plan of Study. For more information about the TEP admission and retention process, please contact the academic/faculty advisor for the specific teacher education program.  All licensure programs are listed below.

Graduate Level Licensure Programs

Graduate level licensure programs are comprised of instructional, administrative, and school services programs.  All applicants to graduate level licensure programs are required to request the completion of a transcript evaluation prior to admission.  The Transcript Evaluation Request Form link is located on the right side of this page.  Only individuals completing instructional programs as “post-baccalaureate teacher for licensing only” candidates are required to obtain admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP) -- a distinct and unique admission process, separate from graduate admission to Purdue University.  For more information about the TEP admission and retention process, please contact the academic/faculty advisor for the specific teacher education program.  All licensure programs are listed below. 

Teacher Education Programs for Licensure

Undergraduate and Post-baccalaureate Instructional Licensure Programs

Career and Technical Education: Agriculture

Career and Technical Education:  Family and Consumer Sciences

Early Childhood Education and Exceptional Needs

Elementary Generalist

Elementary Generalist and Exceptional Needs

Engineering and Technology Education

Health and Physical Education
(Candidates may only be admitted to the Health and Physical Education Teacher Education Program through December 31, 2014.  No candidates will be admitted as of January 1, 2015.) 

Language Arts (English) Education

Mathematics

Science

 - Chemistry

 - Earth/Space Sciences

 - Life Sciences (Biology) Education

 - Physics

Social Studies

The core program includes Economics, Government & Citizenship, and Historical Perspectives with additional areas of Psychology and Sociology

 - Economics

 - Government & Citizenship

 - Historical Perspectives

 - Psychology

 - Sociology

Visual Arts (Fine Arts)

Visual Arts (Fine Arts) (Design Emphasis)

Graduate Level Instructional Licensure Programs

Communication Disorders (Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences) (ASHA accredited)*

Computer Education (Computer Science Teaching)

English Learners

Exceptional Needs (Special Education)

  - Mild Intervention Graduate Major for Initial Licensure

  - Mild Intervention Graduate Major for Advanced Licensure*

  - Intense Intervention Graduate Major for Advanced Licensure*
    (Intense Intervention is tentatively scheduled to move to the online format fall 2015.)

High Ability (Gifted & Talented) Education*

Interdisciplinary Cooperative Education (ICE)**

STEM Goes Rural

Secondary Education Transition to Teaching

Administrative Graduate Level Licensure Programs

Building Level Administrator*

District Administrator: Director of Career/Technical*

District Administrator: Director of Exceptional Needs*

District Administrator: Superintendent*

School Services Graduate Level Licensure Program

School Counselor (CACREP accredited)

*Some of these graduate level programs may only be added to existing instructional licenses (e.g., Computer Education, English Learners, Exceptional Needs advanced licensure programs, High Ability, and administrative licensure programs).

**This is a graduate level program and is only available to individuals who hold Bulletin 400 or Rules 46-47 licenses.