Teacher Licensure Program Overview

Teacher Licensure Program Overview

Unit Approval

On February 9, 2018 the board took the following action and granted the education unit at the University of Minnesota Duluth, FULL CONTINUING APPROVAL effective until June 30, 2023.
The next onsite review of the education unit will be scheduled for the spring of 2023.

Approved Teacher Preparation programs at the University of Minnesota Duluth

The following teacher preparation programs are currently approved by the MN Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB).  The programs complete a bi-annual PERCA review process with PELSB every two years to maintain program approval status.

On March 11, 2022, the PELSB board took the following action and granted the below identified approval status for each teaching license programs until June 30, 2025.

Major License

Program Status
2022-2025 PERCA Cycle

Art Education K-12 Visual Arts Full Continuing Approval
Developmental & Adapted Physical Education K-12 Developmental & Adapted PE Initial Approval (second cycle)

Early Childhood (Standalone Post Bac)
no longer accepting new students after fall 2020, program restructuring.

Birth-Grade 3 Early Childhood Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
Early Childhood Special Education (Standalone Post Bac)***
no longer accepting new students after fall 2020, program restructuring.
Birth-Age 6 Early Childhood Special Education Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
Integrated Elementary & Special Education

K-6 Elementary Education

K-12 Special Education: Academic Behavioral Strategist

Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
Music Education-Instrumental K-12 Instrumental & Classroom Music Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
Music Education-Vocal K-12 Vocal & Classroom Music Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
Physical Education K-12 Physical Education Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
Public Health-School 5-12 Health Full Continuing Approval
Special Education:  Academic Behavioral Strategist (Standalone Post Bac) K-12 Special Education:  Academic Behavioral Strategist Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
Teaching Communication Arts & LIterature 5-12 Communication Arts & Literature Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
Teaching Earth & Space Science 5-8 General Science & 9-12 Earth & Space Science Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
9-12 Earth & Space Science (Standalone Post Bac) 9-12 Earth & Space Science Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
Teaching French K-12 World Language & Culture:  French Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
Teaching German K-12 World Language & Culture:  German Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
Teaching Life Science 5-8 General Science & 9-12 Life Science Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
9-12 Life Science (Standalone Post Bac) 9-12 Life Science Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
Teaching Mathematics 5-12 Mathematics Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
Teaching Physical Science-Chemistry 5-8 General Science & 9-12 Chemistry Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
9-12 Chemistry (Standalone Post Bac) 9-12 Chemistry Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
Teaching Physical Science-Physics 5-8 General Science & 9-12 Physics Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
9-12 Physics (Standalone Post Bac) 9-12 Physics Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
Teaching Social Studies 5-12 Social Studies Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
Teaching Spanish K-12 World Language & Culture:  Spanish Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus
Unified Early Childhood Studies
no longer accepting new students after fall 2020, program restructuring.

Birth-Age 8 (Grade 3):  Early Childhood

Birth-Age 6:  Early Childhood Special Education

Continuing Approval with Continuous Improvement Focus

 

Inactive Teacher Preparation Programs at the University of Minnesota Duluth

If you completed a teacher preparation program that is now inactive and you are seeking license recommendation, please contact the CEHSP Accreditation, Licensing & Field Experience Office at [email protected] to determine steps for teacher license recommendation.

Program License

Program Status
(PELSB)
Last admit term

Autism Spectrum Disorders (Anchor to ABS) Birth-12 Autism Spectrum Disorders

*Inactive as of 6/30/2022

   
Developmental Disabilities (Anchor to ABS) Birth-12 Developmental Disabilities

*Inactive as of 6/30/2020
*Never admitted students due to low enrollment interest

5-8 Comm Arts Lit Endorsement 5-8 Communication Arts & Literature *Inactive as of 6/30/2018
*Spring 2018
5-8 Math Endorsement 5-8 Mathematics *Inactive as of 6/30/2018
*Spring 2018
5-8 Science Endorsement 5-8 Science *Inactive as of 6/30/2018
*Spring 2018
5-8 Social Studies Endorsement 5-8 Social Studies *Inactive as of 6/30/2018
*Spring 2018
Early Childcare & Development

Pre-Kindergarten License

*Inactive
Spring 1992

Early Childhood Studies

Birth-Age 8 (Grade 3)

*Inactive
*Summer 2005
Elementary & Middle School Education

K-6 Elementary Education
Choose one area of endorsement:
5-8 Math, Science, Social Studies, Comm Arts Lit

*Inactive
*Spring 2011
Elementary Education

1-6 Elementary Education

*Inactive
*Summer 1999
Family Life Education

Family Education/Early Childhood Family Education
Family Education/Parent Education
Adult Vocational Parent Education License

*Inactive
*Winter 1994
Home Economics

 

*Inactive
*Winter 1992
Keyboarding & Computer Applications

K-8 Keyboard & Computer Applications

*Inactive
*Summer 2014
Kindergarten-Elementary Education

Kindergarten and Grades 1-6 Elementary Education

*Inactive
*Summer 1999
Ojibwe Elementary & Middle School Education

K-8 Elementary Education with specialty in Ojibwe Langue and Culture

*Inactive
*Spring 2015
Parent & Family Education Adult *Inactive
Industrial Technology Education   *Inactive
*Winter 1993
Special Education:  EBD/LD
Naadamaadiwin

K-12 Special Ed:  Emotional Behavioral Disorders
K-12 Special Education:  Learning Disabilities

*Inactive 12/2013
*Fall 2013
Technical Education Major (Industrial)  

*Inactive
*Fall 1996

Technical Education (Comprehensive Vocational)   *Inactive
*Winter 1993
Teaching English 9-12 English *Inactive
*Summer 1999
Teaching Communication/Theater

 

9-12 Communication and Theater

*Inactive
*Winter 1992
Teaching Communication

 

9-12 Communication

*Inactive
*Winter 1992
Theater Education

 

9-12 Theater

*Inactive
*Summer 1987

The next PERCA license program review cycle will be spring 2024, with a fall 2024 submission deadline.