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Teacher Licensure

Undergraduate Education Programs

Renee Linder

Department Assistant, Data Manager & School of Education Licensure Officer

Professional Education Requirements


All teacher education candidates must take the required professional education courses. In addition, all education students must complete specific courses for an endorsement.

All licensed teachers must also have an earned college degree from Baker University or elsewhere. You must work closely with an advisor familiar with your content major requirements and teacher licensure requirements.


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To obtain teacher licensure, graduates must pass the PLT standardized test and a content area test.
Students can obtain building licensure in the state of Kansas. Students outside of Kansas should check with the Department of Education in their state to see if this licensure is accepted.

General Education & Professional Education Requirements Checklist

Required Professional Education Courses

Required Supporting Courses

Student Teaching Courses


Students pursuing a degree in education and teacher licensure work closely with faculty advisors from the School of Education to fulfill the requirements for a degree from Baker University and teacher licensure in Kansas. Baker University’s undergraduate education programs license teachers in the following areas.

Biology Education

Business Education

Chemistry Education

Elementary Education

Health Education

History & Government Education

Mathematics Education

Middle-Level English Education

Middle-Level Mathematics Education

General Music Education

Instrumental Music Education

Vocal Music Education

Physical Education

Physical Education & Health Education

Special Education