The basics of educator licensing—who needs to be licensed, why states require licenses, and what degrees or experience are required—are important for understanding how licensure will factor into your career goals.
- Understand the different types and levels of educator licenses
- Identify the professional license that matches your career goals
- Determine if a Capella degree program will meet licensure requirements in your state
- Conduct informational interviews to learn from current licensed educators
Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, certification, or endorsement. State regulations vary regarding professional licensure and salary benefits. It is learners' responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their state.