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Licensure Only

Candidates complete all course work at the undergraduate (400) level. At the successful conclusion of the program candidates are eligible for an Alaska initial teaching license.

Admission to the licensure only secondary post-baccalaureate licensure program includes meeting requirements of the undergraduate admission process and of the School of Education (SOE). Students will take their courses at the undergraduate (400) level and will NOT be able to apply these courses toward a Master of Education degree.

Admissions Process and Requirements

Submit the following information directly to UAF Office of Admissions:
  • UAF undergraduate application and fee. It is recommended that you submit your application on line. Under Plan of Study – please designate – Education - Licensure Program – Secondary.

Submit each of the bulleted items directly to the School of Education
  • Content Area Exams Candidates must submit a score report from the relevant content knowledge Praxis II Subject test for each content area the applicant expects to teach. The scores must meet the score set by the State of Alaska. In addition to the Praxis II Content test, World Language applicants must complete the World Language Exams.
  • World Language Exams Applicants applying to teach a World Language are required to submit scores for the ACTFL Oral
    Proficiency Interview (OPic II) and Writing Proficiency Test (WPI). Applicants must meet the Advanced Low rating for both tests.
  • Demonstrated evidence of content competency in one of the UAF approved secondary endorsement areas.
  • The applicants holds a degree in an approved UAF secondary endorsement area or;
  • Those applicants who do not hold a degree in the academic content area that they are expected to teach, must have documentation of content competency reviewed by a Secondary Program faculty review team prior to application to program. Additional course work may be required to enter the program.
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