The University of Nebraska at Kearney offers an on-line program for teacher certification. Individuals who have earned a bachelor's degree or higher may use this option to become certified to teach in the state of Nebraska.

The on-line professional sequence consists of three, 6-credit hour classes and student teaching (depending on previous academic work completed, additional coursework may be required in the specific endorsement subject area of choice):

Arrangements are made for participants to complete school-based field experiences for each of the courses in the sequence in their local or nearby school districts. Because these arrangements are made with participating school districts across the state, UNK's on-line transitional teacher certification program is available to Nebraska residents only, and in the following endorsement areas:

Additional endorsement areas may be available upon request from a hiring school district.

Potential candidates for this program should contact:

Chilene Black, Program Coordinator
Transitional Certification
College of Education Building
University of Nebraska – Kearney
Kearney, NE 68849
Office Telephone: 308-865-8056
Office Fax: 308-865-8097

See the Students with a Bachelor's Degree Now Seeking Initial Certification information in the Graduate Catalog Admissions Information section for details regarding application.

2 Jul 2014