English as a Second Language Certification (Undergrad & Grad)

Alabama

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Alabama requires the passing edTPA and other content area assessments. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Alaska

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates need to take two additional courses: 3 semester hours of approved Alaska studies coursework & 3 semester hours of approved Alaska multicultural coursework. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Arizona

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No determination has been made about the curriculum meeting educational requirements. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Arkansas

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
California

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must take exams from the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Colorado

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Connecticut

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Delaware

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. EdTPA is required for initial certifications and this certification (referred to as Bilingual Teacher in DE) is an add-on certification, similar to PA requirements. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Florida

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. The certification is title: Endorsement in English for Speakers of Other Languages. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Georgia

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Two additional requirements are: 1) EdTPA and 2) Georgia Assessment for the Certification of Educators (GACE), Georgia’s state-approved educator certification assessment program. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Hawaii

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates need to clear the professional fitness check. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Idaho

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Illinois

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Those who complete student teaching requirements on or after September 1, 2015, are required to take the edTPA. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Indiana

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes, but there are two more certification requirements: Valid CPR certification from an IDOE approved provider and suicide prevention training certificate. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Iowa

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Kansas

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Kentucky

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Louisiana

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. All teacher preparation programs in Louisiana will include a yearlong residency alongside an expert mentor, and all preparation programs will include a competency-based curriculum PDF that will provide teacher candidates with the knowledge and skills needed in order to be prepared for their first years of teaching. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Maine

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Maryland

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Note: The Maryland State Department of Education has approved edTPA as a pedagogical performance-based assessment option for candidates seeking teaching certification in the state of Maryland. Ed TPA will be required starting July 1, 2022. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Massachusetts

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must pass the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL). Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Michigan

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidate must: Complete required reading courses (6 semester credit hours for elementary teachers and 3 semester credit hours for secondary teachers); Complete a course in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation which leads to a valid certification from the American Red Cross, American Heart Association or a comparable organization/institution approved by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE); Pass the appropriate Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) content examinations. Passage of content examinations is required before recommendation for certification. In alternative route programs, testing is required prior to entrance into the program. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Minnesota

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Initial certification students must pass the Minnesota Teacher Licensing Examinations (MTLE). Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Mississippi

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Missouri

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Montana

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes, after the Completion and verification of the free, online course: An Introduction to Indian Education for All in Montana. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Nebraska

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. One course in Human Relations is required. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 4/24/2020
Nevada

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
New Hampshire

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. The age range is Birth to 8 years. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 4/24/2020
New Jersey

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. For a Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing candidates must pass the edTPA assessment. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
New Mexico

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates need to pass the New Mexico Teacher Assessments (NMTA). Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
New York

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Licensure requires passing the New York State Teacher Certification Exam, Educating All Students (EAS); Passing edTPA, and completing a Dignity for All Students Act workshop. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
North Carolina

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No determination has been made about the curriculum meeting educational requirements. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
North Dakota

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Applicants must also take a Human relations and cultural diversity course (at least 2 credits). Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Ohio

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Applicants must pass the Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE) and Foundations of Reading Test. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Oklahoma

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Oregon

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. There are two state assessments all candidates need to pass: 1) Protecting Student and Civil Rights in the Educational Environment Exam– This exam will cover Legal Foundations and Equity in the School Environment, and 2) Subject Mastery Exam. Candidates must also pass edTPA. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Pennsylvania

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes, curriculum meets educational requirements in a state.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Rhode Island

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
South Carolina

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates are required to pass edTPA for initial certification. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
South Dakota

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates are required to take a minimum of one clock hour of suicide awareness and prevention training. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Tennessee

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates are required to pass edTPA for initial certification. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Texas

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Certification requires taking the required The Examination of Current Administrators and Teachers (TECAT) assessment and EdTPA. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Utah

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Certification in requires completion of Associate Educator License Modules, which include Educator Ethics (including the required online Educator Ethics Review), Special Education Law and Instruction, Classroom Management and Instruction, and Utah Effective Teaching Standards. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Vermont

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Virginia

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Certification requires two trainings: Dyslexia Awareness and Emergency First Aid, CPR & AED Certification or Training. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/15/2020
Washington

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must take the Washington Educator Skills Test and edTPA. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
West Virginia

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/31/2020
Wisconsin

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
Wyoming

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates also need to demonstrate Knowledge of the U.S. and Wyoming Constitutions. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/12/2020
U.S. Territories

American Samoa

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No territory policy currently exists on the Department of Education website so no determination has been made about the curriculum meeting educational requirements. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/21/2020

The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Certification has requirements not required in PA, for instance: have approved and evidenced a course on the Integration of Technology in Education , including the issue of identification of reliable sources of information and adapting the curriculum and have approved and evidenced a course of History of Puerto Rico. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/21/2020

The District of Columbia, Guam

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No territory policy currently exists on the Department of Education website so no determination has been made about the curriculum meeting educational requirements. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/21/2020

The District of Columbia, Washington

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/21/2020

The Virgin Islands

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No territory policy currently exists on the Department of Education website so no determination has been made about the curriculum meeting educational requirements. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/21/2020

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No territory policy currently exists on the Department of Education website so no determination has been made about the curriculum meeting educational requirements. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/21/2020

The Republic of the Marshall Islands

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No territory policy currently exists on the Department of Education website so no determination has been made about the curriculum meeting educational requirements. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/22/2020

The Federated States of Micronesia

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No territory policy currently exists on the Department of Education website so no determination has been made about the curriculum meeting educational requirements. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/22/2020

The Republic of Palau

Link to State Licensure Minimum Qualifications

Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No territory policy currently exists on the Department of Education website so no determination has been made about the curriculum meeting educational requirements. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Date of Last Revision

  • 5/22/2020