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Licensing Programs

Ball State University offers programs that enable students to become licensed to teach in many different subjects areas. Below is a listing of the content areas/instructional licensure programs offered at Ball State. A description of the license programs and a contact person for each can be found in the Teacher Education Handbook

For more information about obtaining a teaching license, visit the Office of Teacher Education Services Licensing Web site.

To determine if any of your previous course work may apply toward licensure, contact the Office of Teacher Education Services at (765) 285-1168.

For information about academic majors in these areas, visit our Undergraduate Degree Programs page or Graduate Degree Programs page. 

Licensing Programs 

Content Areas: Instructional

  • Business Education
  • Career/Technical Ed – Business Services and Technology
  • Career/Technical Ed – Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Career/Technical Ed – Marketing
  • Career/Technical Ed – Trade and Industrial
  • Communication Disorders (Speech Pathology master's-level license)
  • Computer Education
  • English as a New Language
  • Exceptional Needs – Mild Intervention
  • Exceptional Needs – Intense Intervention
  • Exceptional Needs – Blind and Low Vision
  • Exceptional Needs – Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Fine Arts – Visual Arts
  • Fine Arts – Vocal and General Music
  • Fine Arts – Instrumental and General Music
  • Fine Arts – Theatre Arts
  • Generalist: Early Childhood (Pre-K)
  • Generalist: Early and Middle Childhood
  • Gifted and Talented Education
  • Health Education
  • Journalism
  • Language Arts (including speech communication)
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education and Adapted Physical Education
  • Reading
  • Reading Specialist
  • Science – Life Sciences
  • Science – Physical Sciences
  • Science – Chemistry
  • Science – Physics
  • Science – Earth/Space Sciences
  • Social Studies – Economics
  • Social Studies – Geographical Perspectives
  • Social Studies – Government and Citizenship
  • Social Studies – Historical Perspectives
  • Social Studies – Psychology
  • Social Studies – Sociology
  • Technology Education
  • World Language – French
  • World Language – German
  • World Language – Japanese
  • World Language – Latin
  • World Language – Spanish


Content Areas: Administrative

  • District Administrator (P-12): Superintendent
  • District Administrator (P-12): Director of Exceptional Needs
  • District Administrator (P-12): Director of Career/Technical
  • District Administrator (P-12): Director of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Building Level Administrator (P-12)

Content Areas: School Services

  • School Counselor
  • School Psychologist (P-12)
  • School Nurse



Office of the Dean
Teachers College (TC), Room 1005
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306-0625

Phone: 765-285-5251
Fax: 765-285-5455