Prerequisite Coursework in Indiana
A Bachelor’s degree is required in every state. Indiana has no specific credit hour requirements, but does require a minor in a content area along with the relevant major. Indiana requires a supervised field experience in the classroom with responsibility for direct student instruction in order to qualify for an Initial Practitioner certificate. Check with the Department of Education or your teacher preparation program for more information.
Indiana Teacher Certification Programs
To earn your teaching credential you will have to complete the appropriate amount of undergraduate coursework and standardized tests, as well as an accredited certification program. A list of accredited teacher preparation programs in Indiana can be found on the Indiana Department of Education Educator Preparation Programs page.
Required Tests for Indiana
Teacher candidates in Indiana must pass the Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA), which tests reading, mathematics and writing. In addition, he or she must pass Development (Pedagogy) Area Assessment(s) according to the desired grade and/or subject area.
Initial Teaching Certifications
To earn your Indiana teaching credential you will have to complete the appropriate amount of undergraduate coursework and standardized tests, as well as an accredited certification program. Indiana has two levels of licensure: Initial Practitioner and Proficient Practitioner.
Other license types are available for teachers educated and/or licensed out-of-state, and for other unusual situations. Learn more about earning your Indiana teaching credential through the Educator Testing.
Learn more about getting your teaching credential on Teach.com.