MT Certification Requirements and Available Licenses

Montana Certification Requirements and Available Licenses





Not Available: Middle Grades

Early Childhood Pk-3

Elementary K-8

Special Education PK-12

Social Studies (Broadfield) 5-12

Mathematics 5-12

Biology 5-12

Chemistry 5-12

Earth Science 5-12

Physics 5-12

English, Language and Literature 5-12

English as a Second Language K-12


Principal K-12 


Montana has the following general requirements for all applicants for a Class 2 Standard License: 

1. DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from a Bachelor's degree program offered by an accredited college or university.

2. PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: Completion of an accredited teacher education program, including student teaching, in an area for which Montana offers teacher certification. 

3. BACKGROUND CLEARANCE: Background clearance resulting from completion of the required background check. 

4. PRAXIS EXAMS: Submit your exam scores to WGU.


5. MONTANA INDIAN EDUCATION: Completion of a free, online course in Indian Education.

For further details on Montana teacher certification requirements, please see the Montana Office of Public Instruction website.


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