Licensure Coursework

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Purdue University offers several teacher education programs. Individuals can choose from undergraduate and graduate programs while earning a Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, or a Doctorate degree, dependent upon the program.

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Online Licensure Programs

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

Undergrad 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. For additional information, see undergraduate admissions. 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

Exceptional Needs – Mild Intervention

Exceptional Needs – Mild and Intense Intervention

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

Language Arts (English) Education

Mathematics

Science

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

Visual Arts (Fine Arts)

Visual Arts (Fine Arts)

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 and credential review prior to admission. The 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

English Learners*

Exceptional Needs (Special Education)

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

School Services Graduate Level Licensure Program (Not accepting applications at this time)