If you want to teach in the state of Indiana, you’ll need a license. Through the Office of Professional Preparation and Licensure, our licensing advisors can help you get your teaching license.
You can work with the Office of Professional Preparation and Licensure (OPPL) and the Indiana Department of Education to obtain your teaching license.
When you graduate, you’ll be eligible for your initial license.
If your license has expired, you’ll need to renew it.
Learn how to add additional subject areas to your teaching license.
Learn more about the tests you’ll need to complete to be a licensed educator.
If you want to teach outside Indiana, you’ll need to learn about the requirements of the state you wish to teach in.
Click above to view the coursework required for licensure in a variety of different education areas.
Already have a bachelor’s degree and want to become a teacher? We can evaluate your transcript to help you understand the course requirements for getting into the teaching profession.
Learn how you can complete the suicide prevention training that is required for licensure.
Initial licensure of any type and all renewals must show proof of a valid CPR/Heimlich Maneuver/AED certification. Find out more about the required certification.
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