Select from the following list for a sample of the course requirements for the state approved teacher licensure programs offered by The University of Iowa College of Education. These lists can be used to guide you through your program once admitted and will be required to accompany the licensure application when you have completed your program.

Teaching Programs (K-12)

Elementary Education (K-6) Major

  • Teacher Education Program (K-6) - effective Spring, 2013

Elementary Education (K-8) Added Endorsements

  • Art
  • English/Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Social Science - History
  • Special Education (Instructional Strategist I: Mild/Moderate) K-8
  • Speech Communications / Theatre K-8

Middle School (5-8)

  • Middle School Endorsement (5-8)

  • Art
    • Art - Teacher Education (K-12)
    • M.A.T. Art Education (K-12)
    • Art - added endorsement (5-12)
  • English
    • English Teacher Education
    • M.A.T. English Education
    • English - added endorsement
    • Reading - added endorsement
    • All Language Arts - added endorsement
  • Mathematics
    • Mathematics Teacher Education (5-12)
    • M.A.T. Mathematics
    • Mathematics - added endorsement
  • Music
    • Music Teacher Education (K-12)
  • Science
    • Science Teacher Education (5-12)
      • Science Teacher Education (5-12)
      • Science Teacher Education with Science Education (All Science) BS
      • M.A.T. Science Education
    • Bachelor of Science, Science Education (CLAS undergraduate major)
      • Science Education (Biology emphasis) BS
      • Science Education (Chemistry emphasis) BS
      • Science Education (Earth Science emphasis) BS
      • Science Education (Physics emphasis) BS
    • Added Endorsement
      • Biology - added endorsement (5-12)
      • Chemistry - added endorsement (5-12)
      • Earth Science - added endorsement (5-12)
      • Physics - added endorsement (5-12)
  • Social Studies
    • American Government Teacher Education
    • Anthropology Teacher Education
    • American/World History Teacher Education
    • Economics Teacher Education
    • Geography Teacher Education
    • Psychology Teacher Education
    • Sociology Teacher Education
    • Social Studies - added endorsement
    • M.A. Social Studies (Program B)
    • social-studies-education-master-of-arts-program-b-tep-5-12.pdf
    • All Social Sciences - added endorsement
    • Social Sciences - Basic - added endorsement
  • World Language
    • Russian
      • Russian Teacher Education
      • M.A.T. - Russian
      • Russian - added endorsement
    • Chinese
      • Chinese Teacher Education
      • M.A.T. - Chinese
      • Chinese - added endorsement
    • French
      • French Teacher Education
      • M.A.T. - French
      • French - added endorsement
    • German
      • German Teacher Education
      • M.A.T. - German
      • German - added endorsement
    • Italian
      • Italian Teacher Education
      • Italian - added endorsement
    • Japanese
      • Japanese Teacher Education
      • M.A.T. - Japanese
      • Japanese - added endorsement
    • Latin
      • Latin Teacher Education
      • M.A.T. - Latin
      • Latin - added endorsement
    • Spanish
      • Spanish Teacher Education
      • M.A.T. - Spanish
      • Spanish - added endorsement
  • Other
    • School Teacher Librarian Initial Licensure
    • School Teacher Librarian Added Endorsement Program
    • ESL (English as a Second Language) Added Endorsement Program K-12
    • Talented & Gifted Endorsement/Belin-Blank Center
    • Athletic Coach Endorsement
    • Dyslexia Specialist - added endorsement (K-12)
    • Special Education - Graduate
      • Instructional Strategist I K-8
      • Instructional Strategist I 5-12
      • Instructional Strategist II K-12

Professional Service Programs

  • School Counselor - Graduate 
  • School Social Worker - Graduate
  • Speech-Language Pathologist - Graduate
  • School Audiologist - Graduate

Educational Leadership Programs

  • Endorsement #171 - Superintendent PK-12 / AEA Administrator
  • Endorsement #189 - PK-12 Principal and PK-12 Supervisor of Special Education