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Professional Licensure and Certification Requirements

Institutions providing distance education are required to identify programs that lead to licensure or certification and provide information about requirements. Requirements can vary by profession and state. Prospective and current students are encouraged to research the requirements in their current or intended state of residence to ensure that the intended enrollment in a program will meet the requirements of their state’s licensing agency. It may be necessary to reach out to state agencies with questions or clarification.

The following resources and contact information for state licensing boards are provided to assist prospective and current students in their research related to Professional Licensure Disclosures (34 CFR 668.43 – Institutional Information).

Professional Licensure Information

Master of Education in School Counseling

The Master of Education in School Counseling is designed for those who are seeking to become highly competent school counselors. Students will be prepared to work with diverse populations in elementary, secondary and high schools. The academic preparation follows guidelines established by the state and certification boards. Doane’s program leads to certification in Nebraska. If you live in a different state, you will need to contact your state's Department of Education to determine its license transfer requirements. Each state has its own licensure requirements. The programs we offer prepare you for licensure in Nebraska. Your education degree from Doane is valid in any state as long as you become licensed to teach in that particular state. For specific information about your state's licensure requirements please visit the Praxis website.

If you live in a country other than the United States, you will need to check with your country to find out about required educational credentials required for teacher licensure. Our programs require clinical experiences that must be completed at an accredited school in your area.

Master of Educatioin in Curriculum and Instruction

The Masters in Education (M.Ed.) program is committed to excellence while giving special attention to the needs of K-12 teachers. Many of the classes offered through our site-based graduate programs in Nebraska are held in K-12 schools across the state. Currently, Doane offers the Masters of Education program in approximately 16 locations in Nebraska. Doane’s program leads to certification in Nebraska. If you live in a different state, you will need to contact your state's Department of Education to determine it's license transfer requirements. Each state has it's own licensure requirements. The programs we offer prepare you for licensure in Nebraska. Your education degree from Doane is valid in any state as long as you become licensed to teach in that particular state. For specific information about your state's licensure requirements please visit the Praxis website.

If you live in a country other than the United States, you will need to check with your country to find out about required educational credentials required for teacher licensure. Our programs require clinical experiences that must be completed at an accredited school in your area.