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Teaching Licensure

St. Cloud State University offers a number of teacher licensure programs and is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. Visit www.stcloudstate.edu/soe for further information about SCSU teacher licensure programs.

Application materials for a MN teaching license may be downloaded from the Minnesota Department of Education web site at http://education.state.mn.us. See specific instructions below.

Minnesota Teacher Licensure Exams

For information about the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Exams (MTLE) which are required for all license areas, see:

Important information from the Minnesota Board of Teaching

The Minnesota Board of Teaching, upon the request of a postsecondary student preparing for teacher licensure or a licensed graduate of a teacher preparation program, shall assist in resolving a dispute between the person and a postsecondary institution providing a teacher preparation program when the dispute involves an institution's recommendation for licensure affecting the person or the person's credentials. At the board's discretion, assistance may include the application of Chapter 14.