Teacher Certification (Initial) (Teacher Certification)


Teacher Certification (Initial), NDE


  • Renewal
  • Biology 7-12
  • Chemistry 7-12
  • English Language Arts 7-12
  • Elementary Education K-6
  • Secondary English 7-12
  • Earth and Space Science 7-12
  • Family and Consumer Sciences 6-12
  • Mathematics 6-12
  • Physics 7-12
  • Science 7-12
  • School Counselor PK-8
  • School Counselor 7-12
  • Special Education: Early Childhood B-K
  • Special Education Generalist K-6
  • Special Education Generalist 7-12
  • Speech Language Pathologist B-21
  • School Psychologist PK-12
  • World Language: French 7-12
  • World Language: German 7-12
  • World Language: Spanish 7-12

Graduate Admission Requirements

  • Application for Admission with $50 non-refundable application fee.
  • One set of transcripts.
  • If the student’s native language is not English, verification of English proficiency is required.
  • If International: upload copies of all college- or university-level transcripts or mark sheets (records of courses and marks earned), with certificates, diplomas, and degrees plus certified English translations.

    * Official documents are required from all students who are admitted and enroll. Photocopies of certified records are not acceptable. International students enrolled in other U.S. institutions may have certified copies of all foreign records sent directly to the Office of Graduate Studies by their current school’s registrar office.

  • If applicant is not a US citizen and expects an F or J visa: financial information.
  • Applicants must also fulfill any additional requirements the department specifies at the time of application.

NOTE: When sending GRE or TOEFL scores, our institution code is 6877 and a department code is not needed

Tuition & Fees

* Updates to graduate program pages are made on an annual basis in conjunction with the Graduate Application for Admission.

The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment.

UNL Graduate Chairs and staff please complete the program update form to provide edits.