Education (Teacher Licensing) Program

Requirements for Professional Licensure, by State

Western Oregon University’s Teacher Education Programs are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

State Status Additional Information
Alabama Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Alabama Alabama State Department of Education
Phone: (334) 694-4900
Alaska Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Alaska Alaska Dept. of Education and Early Development, Teacher Certification
Phone: (907) 465-2831
Arizona Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Arizona Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
Phone: (602) 542-5709
Arkansas Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Arkansas Arkansas Department of Education
Phone: (501) 682-4475
California Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in California California Department of Education
Phone: (916)-319-0800
Colorado Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Colorado Colorado Department of Education
Phone: (303) 866-6600
Connecticut Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Connecticut Connecticut State Department of Education, Bureau of Educator Standards and Certification
Phone: (860) 713-6969
Delaware Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Delaware Delaware Department of Education
Phone: (302) 735-4000
District of Columbia Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in District of Columbia District of Columbia Public Schools
Phone: (202) 442-5885
Florida Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Florida Florida Department of Education
Phone: (800) 445-6739
Georgia Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Georgia Georgia Professional Standards Commission
Phone: (404) 232-2500
Hawaii Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Hawaii Hawaii Teacher Standards Board
Phone: (808) 586-2600
Idaho Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Idaho Idaho State Department of Education
Phone: (208) 332-6800
Illinois Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Illinois Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Phone: (312) 814-2220
Indiana Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Indiana Indiana Department of Education Office of Educator Licensing
Phone: (317) 232-9010
Iowa Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Iowa Iowa Department of Education
Phone: (515) 725-0101
Kansas Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Kansas Kansas State Department of Education
Phone: (785) 296-2288
Kentucky Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Kentucky Kentucky Department of Education
Phone: (502) 564-5789
Louisiana Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Louisiana Louisiana Department of Education
Phone: (877) 453-2721
Maine Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Maine Certification Office, Maine Department of Education
Phone: (207) 624-6603
Maryland Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Maryland Maryland State Department of Education
Phone: (410) 767-0100
Massachusetts Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Massachusetts Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Office of Educator Licensure
Phone: (781) 338-6600
Michigan Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Michigan Michigan Department of Education
Phone: (833)633-5788​
Minnesota Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Minnesota Minnesota Department of Education
Phone: (651) 582-8200
Mississippi Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Mississippi Mississippi Department of Education
Phone: (601) 359-3513
Missouri Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Missouri Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Phone: (573) 751-4212
Montana Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Montana Montana Office of Public Instruction
Phone: (406) 444-2580
Nebraska Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Nebraska Nebraska Department of Education
Phone: (402) 471-2295
Nevada Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Nevada State of Nevada Board of Education, Office of Educator Licensure (Two Locations)
Phone: (775)687-9115
(702)486-6458
New Hampshire Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in New Hampshire Division of Educator Support and Higher Education, Bureau of Credentialing
Phone: (603) 271-2409
New Jersey Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in New Jersey New Jersey Department of Higher Education
Phone: (609) 376-3500
New Mexico Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in New Mexico New Mexico Public Education Department
Phone: (505) 827-5821
New York Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in New York Office of Teaching Initiatives
Phone: (518) 474-3901
North Carolina Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in North Carolina North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
Phone: (919) 807-3300
North Dakota Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in North Dakota North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board
Phone: 701) 328-9647
Ohio Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Ohio Ohio Department of Education
Phone: (877) 644-6338
Oklahoma Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Oklahoma Oklahoma State Department of Education
Phone: (405) 521-3301
Oregon Completion of this program meets the educational requirements for teaching licensure in Oregon.
We recommend that you review the full requirements for licensure in Oregon before beginning your academic program, and regularly check for changes that may affect your plans.
Teacher Standards and Practices Commission
Phone: (503) 378-3586
Pennsylvania Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Department of Education
Phone: (717) 783-6788
Puerto Rico Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Puerto Rico Puerto Rico State Department of Education
Phone: (787) 759-2000
Rhode Island Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Rhode Island Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Phone: (40) 122-8893
South Carolina Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in South Carolina South Carolina Department of Education
Phone: (803) 734-8500
South Dakota Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in South Dakota South Dakota Department of Education
Phone: (605) 773-3134
Tennessee Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Tennessee Tennessee Department of Education
Phone: (615) 532-4885
Tennessee Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Tennessee Tennessee State Board of Education
Phone: (615) 741-2966
Texas Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Texas Texas State Board of Education
Phone: (512) 463-9734
Utah Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Utah Utah State Board of Education
Phone: (801) 538-7740
Vermont Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Vermont Vermont Agency of Education-Licensing Office
Phone: (802) 828-2390
Virgin Islands Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Virgin Islands Virgin Islands Department of Education
Phone: (340) 774-0100
Virginia Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Virginia Virginia Department of Education
Phone: (800) 292-3820
Washington Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Washington Professional Educator Standards Board
Phone: (360) 725-6275
West Virginia Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in West Virginia West Virginia Department of Education
Phone: (304) 558-7010
Wisconsin Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Wisconsin Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Phone: (608) 266-3390
Wyoming Each state/territory maintains their own requirements; Western Oregon University has not yet determined whether completion of this program meets requirements to apply for a license, certification or endorsement in Wyoming Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board
Phone: (307) 777-7291

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