Initial Teaching Certification and Added Teaching Endorsements


Initial Teaching Certification and Added Teaching Endorsements

Initial Teaching Certification Only

Prospective students who pursue initial teaching certification in the following endorsement areas are encouraged but not required to pursue a graduate degree, such as a Master’s, Ph.D., Ed.D., or a Graduate Certificate:

M.A. leading to Initial Teaching Certification

Prospective students may apply for a Master of Arts degree leading to Initial Teaching Certification in the following endorsement areas:

When applying, students must complete two applications—one for initial teaching certification and one for the Master's program.

Added Teaching Endorsements

Teachers who are already certified to teach may pursue an additional teaching endorsement. In accordance with Rule 24 of the State of Nebraska Department of Education, a supplemental endorsement means meeting the requirements set forth in the content area of the endorsement. Students who are seeking an additional endorsement must also be enrolled in a graduate degree program, such as a Master’s, Ph.D., Ed.D., or a Graduate Certificate.

The Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education offers the following added endorsements:


M.A., M.Ed., CERTIFICATES, & ENDORSEMENTS APPLICATIONS
February 1 for Fall & Summer Semesters
October 1 for Spring Semester


Ph.D. APPLICATIONS
January 15 for Fall Semester

Ed.D. APPLICATIONS
October 1 biennially for Spring Semester

LOUKIA K. SARROUB
Graduate Chair
402-472-5166
lsarroub2@unl.edu

KATE RASK
Graduate Project Associate
402-472-3098
krask@unl.edu