Initial Secondary 5-12/K-12 Licensure

The State of Montana requires individuals to have the equivalent of a teaching major in the subject area they wish to teach, plus complete an accredited, state-approved professional educator preparation program that includes a supervised student teaching experience.

M.Ed. Secondary Licensure Planning Form

The M.Ed. with Initial Secondary Licensure requirements are combined with at least one teaching major in the subject to be taught.

Coursework for each teaching major/minor is delineated in downloadable files below:

Teaching Endorsements

These content areas require a teaching major:

Early Childhood Education
English as a Second Language (K-12)
Reading (K-12)
Special Education (K-12)
Library Media (K-12)

Contact Us

Professor Matthew Schertz
Graduate Program Coordinator
Department of Teaching & Learning
matthew.schertz@mso.umt.edu
406-243-2163

Department of Teaching & Learning
2nd Floor - Teacher Education Services
kathy.schneider@mso.umt.edu 
406-243-4846