Southeastern's alternate certification programs are designed for individuals who hold a Bachelor's or graduate degree in another field and who seek to qualify for state teacher certification. Depending upon the grade level selected, individuals may obtain a master's degree or complete a certification-only program. The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) prepares teachers for certification in Grades 1-5 and Special Education: Early Intervention (Birth to 5 years). The Certification-Only Alternate Program prepares teachers for certification in grades K-12, 6-12, or Birth-Age 5.
Students enrolled in one of Southeastern's Alternative Programs may be eligible for a Practitioner License, which allows students to teach while working to obtain their alternate certification.
Learn more about the Practitioner License.
Certified teachers in Louisiana may add-on additional certifications to their teaching certificate by completing requirements found in Bulletin 746: Louisiana Standards for State Certification of School Personnel. Click here to learn more about available Add-on certifications.
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