General Louisiana Teacher Certification Requirements and Available Licenses
LICENSES AVAILABLE THROUGH WGU
Early Childhood, Grades Pk-3
Elementary Education, Grades 1-5
Special Education - Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Grades 1-12
Grades 4-8 Mathematics
Social Studies, Grades 6-12
Mathematics, Grades 6-12
Biology, Grades 6-12
Chemistry, Grades 6-12
Earth Science, Grades 6-12
Physics, Grades 6-12
English/Language Arts, Grades 6-12
English as a Second Language
Educational Leader - Level 1
Louisiana has the following eligibility requirements for Out-of-State Certificate applicants who completed a teacher preparation program approved in a state other than Louisiana:
1.PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: Completion of a teacher preparation program.
2. DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
3. STUDENT TEACHING: Completion of student teaching in a certification area.
4.PROGRAM RECENCY: At least six semester hours of teacher preparation coursework has been completed within the past five years.
5. CERTIFICATE ELIGIBILITY: Verification of eligibility for teacher certification in the state where you completed your teacher preparation program. WGU's Licensure Office will provide this verification to you as part of your application.