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North Dakota Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification


Alternate License (One-Year):

Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state.

Issued in a documented shortage area. License is initiated by a letter from the local school administrator indicating the search for a qualified applicant and the desire for this license to be issued. Requirements include the completed application as per number 2 (click link below), a bachelor of arts degree in a content area, and a plan of study from the college of education where the applicant will complete eight semester hours each year toward the teaching degree.

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