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Teacher Education Programs

Online Licensure Programs

M.S.Ed. in Special Education

High Ability Teaching License*

English Language Learning*

Administrative Licensure programs

*These graduate level programs may only be added to existing instructional licenses.

Undergraduate and Post-baccalaureate Instructional 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.

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 degree program through December 31, 2014.  No candidates may be admitted as of January 1, 2015. Individuals already admitted by December 31, 2014 may apply for admission to the Teacher Education Program after the Gate A requirements have been satisified.) 

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

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. 

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*
    (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


*These graduate level programs may only be added to existing instructional licenses.

**This graduate level program is only available to individuals who hold Bulletin 400 or Rules 46-47 (Career & Technical Education or Special Education) licenses.

School Services Graduate Level Licensure Program

School Counselor (CACREP accredited)