MSU Billings Catalog

Secondary Teacher Licensure Program

(Non-Degree Teacher Licensure)

This non-degree program is designed for persons with baccalaureate degrees from accredited institutions who wish to become secondary or K-12 education teachers.  The additional required teaching major content core coursework can be located in the undergraduate catalog under the content area teaching option.  The licensure program offers many evening and some online courses.

All students seeking a degree or post baccalaureate program through the Department of Educational Theory & Practice must obtain criminal background reports by submitting fingerprints to the Licensure Office upon application to Graduate Studies.

Required Courses

Licensure Professional Core
EDCI 500Curriculum Development2
EDCI 519Graduate Practicum2
EDCI 572Intro Educational Technology3
EDCI 584Student Teaching (K-12)6
or EDCI 586 Student Teaching (Secondary)
EDF 515Social & Phil Issues in Educ3
EDF 530Adv Human Dev & Learning3
SPED 540Educ of Exceptional Learners3
Secondary and K-12 Specialization
Content Area Methods (dependent upon discipline)3-6
HTH 412Drugs and Alcohol1
RD 520Content Area Rd & Writing3
Total Minimum Credits29-32

In addition, Indian Education for All requirements must be met prior to licensure.