Alternative Certification Requirements

Louisiana Alternative Certification Requirements

Louisiana offers several alternative routes to teacher certification for candidates who have earned a bachelor’s degree but have not completed a teacher preparation program. The available pathways to licensure are based on the candidate’s education and the subjects a candidate wishes to teach.

Minimum Requirement for Alternative Certification Programs

Bachelor’s Degree

Praxis® Subject Assessments — tests that measure general and subject-specific content knowledge that you need for beginning teaching

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