Iowa Endorsements

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Adding an endorsement to an Iowa teaching license is a great way to further your professional career as an educator. Endorsements can also show you if a Master of Arts in Teaching would be the best next step for you, or if your course is elsewhere. 

What do we offer?
  • 12 Iowa approved teaching endorsements
  • A way to satisfy requirements using both undergraduate and graduate hours
  • A transcript analysis to determine which courses you will need to complete within a program
  • State-specific endorsements
  • 100% online program so you can earn an endorsement at your own time and pace

SPECIAL EDUCATION CONSULTANT

Required Courses

Plus must meet the following requirements:

  • Holds a Master's degree in education or special education
  • Holds an endorsement in special education
  • Has four years of teaching experience with two in special education

5-8 MIDDLE SCHOOL

Required Courses

Plus, course work required in TWO of the four content areas will be determined through transcript analysis:

  • 12 hours in English/Language arts - must include hours in composition, language usage, speech, adolescent literature, and literature across cultures
  • 12 hours in Mathematics - must include hours in algebra
  • 12 hours in Science - must include hours in life science, earth science, and physical science
  • 12 hours in Social Studies - must include American government, American history, world history, and geography 
K-8 S.T.E.M

The holder of this endorsement is authorized to teach science, mathematics, and integrated STEM courses in kindergarten through grade eight.  Candidates for this endorsement must currently hold the teacher—elementary classroom endorsement.

Required Courses

Plus, completion of the following:

  • 12 hours in Mathematics - must include a computer programming course
  • 12 hours in Science - must include any science content
5-8 S.T.E.M.

The holder of this endorsement is authorized to teach science, mathematics, and integrated STEM courses in grades five through eight.  Candidates for this endorsement must currently hold a 5-12 science, mathematics, or industrial technology endorsement or 5-8 middle school mathematics or science endorsement. 

Required Courses

Plus, completion of the following:

  • 12 hours in Mathematics - must include a computer programming course
  • 12 hours in Science - must include any science content