So you want to earn your Indiana Teacher Certification? Let's take a look at the step by step instructions:

Traditional Approach for the Indiana Teacher Certification

  1. Earn your Bachelors Degree or higher from an accredited university. If you already have a bachelors degree, then be sure to earn your Master’s Degree right away.
  2. Teacher Preparations: This will include teacher prep courses, student teaching, and other types of internships. In order to receive an Indiana Teacher Certification, you must have some experience in teaching, even if it’s unpaid.
  3. Pass The Praxis I Test (Basic Skills) and the Praxis II Content Test (Subject Area)
  4. Submit the following:
    • Completed Application
    • $35 check/money order payable to State of Indiana
    • Official transcripts, degrees, and school credits
    • Criminal History Report
    • Copies of all test scores
    • Mail to:
      Indiana Department of Education
      151 West Ohio Street
      Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
      (317)232-9010
  5. Do you want to renew your Indiana Teacher Certification?

Alternative Approach for the Indiana Teacher Certification

Alternatively, there is another path you can take to get your teaching credentials in Indiana. This is also called the Indiana Emergency Permit. With this permit, you can begin your teaching career before you complete your teacher education program..

  1. Obviously you must still earn your Bachelors Degree from an accredited university. Ideally, you should always continue your education in efforts to earn a Master’s degree.
  2. Over 6 years of experience in a related occupation
  3. Schedule an appointment or speak to one of the representatives at the Indiana Department of Education (334) 229-4271 about earning a teaching certificate
  4. Pass the Praxis I Test (Basic Skills) and the Praxis II Content Test (Subject Area) from ETS.
  5. Submit the following:
  6. Apply for an Indiana teaching job

Teaching Schools in Indiana

This list also contains online schools that accept students from Indiana

Searching Searching ...

Matching School Ads
5 Program(s) Found
  • With 100,000+ students, it's the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation.
  • Since 1971, its mission has been to develop Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for impacting tomorrow’s world.
  • Offers over 230 programs online, from the certificate to the doctoral level.
  • The student-faculty ratio is 25:1, and 42.3% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 76.5%.
Show more [+]
  • Accredited
  • Online Courses
  • Financial Aid
  • Transferable Credits
5 Program(s) Found
  • Phoenix Career Services™ help students find careers that match their interests & map out a personalized career plan.
  • Mentorships & networking opportunities available through Alumni Association of 800,000+ graduates.
  • Flexible start date and class schedules.
  • 100+ locations and online options.
  • Offers special military rates and special advisors who have a military background.
  • Students can earn credits for applicable military training and education.
Show more [+]
Good for Working Adults
  • Online Courses
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Financial Aid
2 Program(s) Found
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • In a 2013 survey, 83% of students said they would recommend the university to others.
  • Most degree-seeking online and campus-based students are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
  • Average class sizes is 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Founded in 1937 in Davenport, Iowa as the American Institute of Commerce (AIC).
Show more [+]
  • Online Courses
  • Financial Aid
3 Program(s) Found
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Accepts transfer credits for other accredited colleges and universities.
  • Online courses make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months and a master’s degree in 14-24 months.
Show more [+]
Good for Working Adults
  • Online Courses
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Accelerated Programs
  • Financial Aid
  • Transferable Credits
2 Program(s) Found
  • Ranked #18 Best Education Schools by U.S. News and World Report in 2014.
  • Established in 1918 with the mission, “to improve learning in urban education locally, nationally, and globally.”
  • The first major research university to offer an online M.A.  in teaching program.
  • Offers certificate through doctoral programs in teaching, counseling, and more.
  • All programs taught with the guiding principles of leadership, learning, accountability, and diversity.
Show more [+]
  • Online Courses