Teachers who hold a current Minnesota teaching license who wish to add an additional license in a new program area in which they have completed significant college-level coursework or have significant experience.
Admission decisions are made up to eight weeks after the application deadline. The number of credits required to complete this program varies based on past coursework, which will be determined upon receipt of your application.
To apply you will need:
Complete only the following sections:
Before applying online, go through the application checklist to ensure you have all the required materials. We are here to help! If you have questions, please contact the faculty advisor in your program area.
Adding a teaching license requires a current Minnesota state teaching license along with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution or foreign equivalent with at least a 2.8 GPA.
International applicants may also need:
UMN TOEFL score requirements and submission guidelines
You can pursue the additional license alone or pursue the additional license and an MEd Professional Studies degree in the same program area concurrently.
You will need to apply to both the additional license and MEd program and then work with your advisor to plan your coursework to meet both requirements simultaneously. More information on application to the MEd program.
Tuition varies depending on your degree program, student status, and residency.
If you are seeking only the certificate, you pay the CEHD departmental master's tuition rate. More cost information is on the CEHD site.
Contact the program faculty in your area of interest for more information: