Oklahoma Certification Requirements and Available Licenses
LICENSES AVAILABLE THROUGH WGU
Early Childhood Education, PK-Grade 3
Elementary Education, 1-8
Special Education Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Pk-12
Intermediate Mathematics, Grades 5-12
Middle Level Science, Grades 5-8
Secondary Social Studies: U.S./OK History/Government/Economics, Grades 5-12
Secondary Social Studies: World History/Geography, Grades 5-12
Advanced/Secondary Mathematics, Grades 5-12
Secondary Biological Science, Grades 6-12
Secondary Chemistry, Grades 6-12
Secondary Earth Science, Grades 6-12
Secondary Physics, Grades 6-12
English, Grades 5-12
English as a Second Language Pk-12
School Administrator (Principal) - Elementary, Middle, or Secondary
Oklahoma has the following general requirements for all applicants for initial teacher licensure who completed an out-of-state teacher education program:
1. DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: Graduated from a regionally-accredited university with a Bachelor's Degree.
2. PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: Completion of a regionally-accredited teacher preparation program.
3. EXAM REQUIREMENTS: Passing scores on the Oklahoma General Education Test (basic skills), as well as the content knowledge and pedagogy Certification Examinations for Oklahoma Educators (CEOE).
4. RESIDENT TEACHER PROGRAM: Please note that teacher candidates without teaching experience will receive a one-year provisional license and will be required to complete a Resident Teacher Program during their first year of teaching. Upon completion of this mentoring program, teachers will become eligible for standard certification.