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Changing Careers With a Bachelor’s Degree

If you are changing careers and already have your bachelor’s degree (or higher), you will need to meet the following requirements to be a fully licensed special education teacher.

Use the form below to track your progress toward completion.

Action Steps:

Take and pass the Minnesota Teacher License Examinations (MTLE) Basic Skills Tests.

Date Completed

Complete a Board of Teaching-approved teacher licensure program (probably at the graduate level). View State-Approved Special Education Teacher Licensure Programs.

Date Completed

Take and pass the Minnesota Teacher License Examinations (MTLE) Pedagogy Tests and Special Education Content Tests.

Date Completed

Log into the Minnesota Online Licensing System to begin your submission of your application for a Minnesota teaching license.

Date Completed