Teacher Licensure

The Department of Mathematical Sciences offers a program that prepares students to become licensed teachers of Mathematics in the State of Illinois. This initial licensure is for teaching grades 6 through 12.

Undergraduate students may pursue teacher licensure as a Mathematics major or postgraduate. Graduate-level students can meet licensure requirements as students-at-large or in a graduate program*. Students must be admitted to Northern Illinois University in order to participate in the licensure programs.
 * subject to program policy

Disclosure of fees associated with the teacher licensure program

Go to the NIU homepage to learn about the admissions processes for an undergraduate or graduate student.
Go to the NIU Educator Licensure and Preparation homepage for information regarding other licensure programs at NIU.
Go to the CLAS Educator Licensure homepage for information regarding general information about teacher licensure in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.