Post Baccalaureate Licensure IN Teacher Licensure
School of Education
In addition to providing graduate programs, the School of Education has developed individual programs for post-baccalaureate, non-degree candidates seeking initial North Carolina Class "A" licensure.
Queens University of Charlotte is accredited by the state of North Carolina to offer licensure in the following areas:
- Elementary Education (K-6)
- Secondary Education (9-12) in the areas of English, Mathematics, Biology, History, General Social Studies, or Chemistry
- Spanish or French (K-12)
With the exception of student teaching, all education course work can be completed in the evening. Content area courses required for secondary licensure (9-12) in English are offered in the evenings. Content courses for licensure in other areas of secondary (9-12) and K-12 Spanish or French are available for students who can take classes during the day.
Requirements to Apply
To be considered for admission to the Post-baccalaureate Teacher Licensure Program (PBTL), a candidate must:
- Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution:
- Secondary/Language-should hold a degree in the subject area for which licensure is sought
- Elementary-must hold a baccalaureate degree
- Submit a completed graduate application
- Submit official transcripts from each college or university attended (Minimum 2.5 GPA required)
- Submit two letters of recommendation from current or previous supervisors
- Submit satisfactory scores on the PRAXIS I, Core Academic Skills for Educators Test or comparable SAT or ACT scores
- Test scores of 550 or higher on the written exam or 213 or higher on the computer based exam on the Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) Examination.
- Certified English translation of all prior academic records for work that corresponds to the bachelor's degree in the United States.
- Bank statements stating that funds, in US currency ,are available for the student's education. Students and their families should be prepared to bear all expenses involved in obtaining an education in the United States since there are no federal or state financial aid resources for foreign students.
For more information on the Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Licensure program, application, or relevant courses contact the admissions office at 704-337-2212.