Licenses & Endorsements

At Augsburg College you can pursue your dreams of becoming a teacher while continuing to work. Our comprehensive curricula and knowledgeable faculty have prepared thousands of licensed teachers for rewarding careers.

Initial  Licenses

  • Elementary Education (K-6)
  • Secondary Education (5-12 and K-12 coursework)
  • Special Education (K-12)
  • English as a Second Language (K-12)

Secondary License Options

  • Biology* (9-12)
  • Chemistry* (9-12)
  • Physics* (9-12)
  • General Science** (5-8)
  • Math** (5-12)
  • Communications Arts** (5-12)
  • Social Studies** (5-12)
  • Art** (K-12)
  • Music* (K-12)
  • Physical Education* (K-12)
  • Health* (5-12)

Education-related courses on weeknight schedule, primarily on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Content-related courses (e.g. Geometry for math license students) primarily on Monday and Wednesday evenings, and for some licenses on weekdays.

*All content courses offered on weekday schedule.

**Some content area courses offered weeknights; some offered weekdays.


Fulfill a passion while making yourself more marketable with an endorsement added to your license.

K-12 Endorsements

  • Special Education
  • English as a Second Language

5-8 Middle School Endorsements

  • Communication Arts
  • General Science
  • Mathematics
  • Social Studies

Additional content area coursework is often required to obtain these endorsements. Some content area coursework is available weeknights or summers, some available weekdays.