Washington has the following general requirements for all initial teacher certification applicants:
1. DEGREE REQUIREMENTS:Graduation from a Bachelor's degree or higher program from a regionally accredited college or university.
2. PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:Completion of a teacher education program that is approved to lead to teacher certification in the home-state of the program and recommendation for certification by the approved program.
3. BASIC SKILLS EXAM: Passing scores on one of the West-B basic skills exam