Policy and Procedures

Admission to Blocks

A signed post baccalaureate contract does not guarantee admission to the licensure program. Upon the completion of requirements within lower division coursework, an application to the program can be submitted.

Licensure Recommendation and UMD Enrollment Requirements

  • Post baccalaureate candidates seeking initial licensure must complete a minimum of 18 credits of professional education at UMD, including a semester of student teaching, in order to be recommended for licensure by UMD.

Out-of-State Licensure Recommendation

  • Out‐of‐state teaching license applicants requesting Minnesota teaching licensing requirements ‐ if you received a letter from the Minnesota Professional Educators and Licensing and Standards Board, please attach this letter with your post baccalaureate evaluation request. A minimum of 3 credits of student teaching to allow for evaluation by UMD faculty is required.