A Bachelor's Degree - Your Pathway to Licensure
Completing a bachelor’s degree is the first step to becoming a licensed teacher.
Wondering what colleges and universities offer degree programs leading to teacher licensure? Review DESE approved programs and contact program deans/directors.
Love math, science, and computer science? Check out these programs that allow you to receive a STEM degree while also completing a pathway to licensure!
Interested in beginning your licensure pathway with a free associate’s degree? Check out the ArFuture Grant! Several community colleges offer associate’s degrees in education that will transfer to an educator preparation program at a four-year institution.
Do you hold an associate’s degree? Explore degree completion opportunities that will put you on a pathway to teacher licensure.
For more information, please contact:
Maria Touchstone, Recruitment and Retention Program Advisor
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Office of Educator Effectiveness
Four Capitol Mall, Box 5
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201