Graduate Studies

Teacher Licensure


General Info

This program is designed for persons who have baccalaureate degrees from accredited institutions in Education or other fields who wish to become elementary,  secondary, and K-12 teachers.


Most of the courses in this program are offered in the evening and many are online allowing for flexible completion of the program.


Online? Mostly
Evening Classes? Yes
Program Length: Elementary: 4-5 semesters  | Secondary: 3-4 semesters


Some school districts that have hired our graduates

  • Billings School District #2
  • Great Falls School District
  • Laurel Public Schools
  • Park City Schools
  • Lockwood School District
  • Clark Co. School District - Las Vegas, Nev.
  • Campbell County School District - Gillette, Wyo.
  • Billings Catholic Schools
  • Helena School District No. 1
  • Hardin School District
  • Huntley Project School District
  • Bozeman Public Schools
  • Natrona County School District - Casper, Wyo.
  • Miles City School District

Many of our recent graduates responded to a Graduate Data survey taken 9 months after graduation. Of those studying to be teachers who responded to the survey, 13 or 87% are employed in their field. They reported an average salary of $42,363.


Admission Criteria & Application Procedures

Students wishing to pursue and complete this degree program must first be admitted to the Teacher Education Program. This should be completed at the time of initial registration for classes (Forms for Admission to Teacher Education are available from the Office of Licensure, Standards, and Clinical Practice). Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.

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Please contact the office of Graduate Studies for information about this program, admission requirements, application forms, graduate assistantships and other scholarship information.


Contact us as well for information about any of our graduate degree programs.


Our office is located in McMullen Hall,  Room 200. The office is open from 8:00 to 5:00 (Mountain time) Monday through Friday. Office: 406-657-2238 Fax: 406-657-2302.