Are you looking to add a license onto your existing teaching license? Or maybe you’re considering a career move into the classroom and are considering our Transition to Teaching program.

If either of these are you, then it’s time to apply. Please make sure to review each of the steps below, prepare your materials, and apply online. 

We offer more than 40 post-baccalaureate licensing programs:

  • Building Level Administrator (Online)
  • Business Education
  • Computer Education (Online)
  • District Administrator: Director of Career/Technical Education (Online)
  • District Administrator: Director of Curriculum & Instruction
  • District Administrator: Director of Exceptional Needs (Online)
  • Elementary Transition to Teaching (Online)
  • English as New Language (Online)
  • English/Language Arts Education
  • Exceptional Needs: Early Childhood Special Education (Online)
  • Exceptional Needs: Hearing Impaired (Online)
  • Exceptional Needs: Intense Interventions (Online)
  • Exceptional Needs: Mild Interventions (Online)
  • Gifted/Talented Education (Online)
  • Journalism Education (Online)
  • Mathematics Education
  • Music Education: Instrumental & General
  • Music Education: Vocal & General
  • Reading
  • School Services: School Counselor
  • School Services: School Psychologist
  • Science: Chemistry
  • Science: Life Science
  • Science: Physics
  • Secondary Education Transition to Teaching (Online)
  • Social Studies Education
  • Superintendent (Online)
  • Theatre Arts
  • Virtual and Distance Education Teaching
  • Visual Arts
  • World Language: French
  • World Language: German
  • World Language: Japanese
  • World Language: Latin
  • World Language: Spanish

1. Discuss admission requirements with our coordinator.

Each program sets its own admission requirements, which may be different from applicant to applicant, depending on their individual educations and professional experiences. Call or email our post-baccalaureate licensing coordinator to discuss what you need to do in order to be considered for admission to your program of interest.

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All candidates need to complete an evaluation to determine the coursework they will need to meet licensing requirements. While you may apply before you complete this step, we strongly encourage you to do your evaluation before applying.

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2. Prepare your transcripts.

Ball State must receive transcripts for all applicants. Please review our instructions before you apply. (You do not need to submit Ball State transcripts in order to apply.)

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3. Apply.

Complete our online application.


Applications are $60 per program.

You can pay your application fee (nonrefundable) with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover. Or you may pay online with an electronic check from a U.S. bank.

Fee Waivers

You do not have to pay the application fee if you are a:

  • McNair Scholar
  • Ball State student currently enrolled in classes or alumni
  • current Ball State employee (full-time, benefits-eligible)
  • veteran or active-duty military
  • guest student seeking credits to transfer to another institution
  • prospective student who attended a Ball State graduate program information session

If you are in one of these categories, make sure to select the fee waiver option in the application.  When selecting "I attended an information session" option in the fee waiver section of the application, list the information session title and date. 

After You Apply

Log in to your application status portal below to submit additional materials, check your application status, and confirm your enrollment.

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If you need additional assistance, please feel free to email our graduate admissions staff, who are here to help you through this process.

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