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    May 26, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

Additional Licensure: 5-8 Communication Arts and Literature Endorsement

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State Testing Requirements

  • MTLE: Middle Level Communication Arts/Literature 5-8 (sub test 1 and sub test 2) 

The above assumes you have a valid Minnesota full-time license, exempting you from the basic skills and pedagogy test requirements.

Pedagogy Requirements Satisfied by MN Teaching License

These requirements are deemed as satisfied by a valid Minnesota full-time teaching license.

Content Requirements - 5-8 Communication Arts and Literature

Content courses meet the Minnesota state standards for this license area. These courses are undergraduate-level and typically offered during the daytime. Students who need to fulfill content requirements may do so through Hamline University or another accredited institution. Please note that financial aid may not be available for content coursework depending on federal financial aid requirements. Please see a graduate advisor prior to registering for content courses through Hamline University.

  • 8 credits of literature-based courses that represent a range of diverse authors, genres, time periods, and perspectives (e.g., ENG 1200, ENG 1900, ENG 3450, ENG 3530, ENG 3540, ENG 3570).

Additional Licensure Notes

  • There is a 7-year limit for students to complete licensure requirements, including passing advanced practicum and applying for the Minnesota teaching license.
  • Additional license candidates are not eligible for the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree. Ask your advisor about options for advanced degrees or other continuing education at Hamline.

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