Handbook
 First Steps
  • Audit Request Form – Complete the form and return to in the Licensure Office. After completion of the licensure audit you will receive a Licensure Requirement Plan with the requirements needed to complete MLC’s Post-baccalaureate Program and obtain a MN teaching license.
  • Application Form -After receiving your Licensure Requirement Plan, you will be sent an email with a link to your Post-baccalaureate application form. You will be required to attach transcripts for any coursework done outside of MLC, and two letters of recommendation. One of which must be a letter from a principal or instructional supervisor attesting to your satisfactory teaching and classroom management skills.
  • Letter of Acceptance – After reviewing your application and recommendation letters and the $50 fee has been received (see handbook), you will receive a letter of acceptance into the Post-baccalaureate program. You have 48 months to complete the program from the date of acceptance.
 Next Steps
  • Review the Post-Bacc Program Timeline
  • Complete coursework requirements
    • Curriculum and Instruction (complete before doing your professional experience
      • Post-baccalaureate – EDU9202 or EDU9302 
      • Master’s/Licensure Combo – EDU5105 and EDU5109
    • Complete rest of your coursework (may be done anytime during your program)
  • Complete Professional Experience requirements
  • Portfolio Presentation – completed at the end of your program. The MTLE tests should be completed before your portfolio presentation.*  See the Post-baccalaureate Portfolio Guidelines for specific directions.
  • Apply for Minnesota license on the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) licensure website. Submit the following items to the Licensure Office:
    • Cover Page
    • Verification Page (Downloaded from Cover Page)
    • Completed Fingerprint Card
    • Official Transcripts (Limited License Only)
 Testing

*MTLE testing may be taken anytime during your program. The MTLE exams must be completed prior to applying for your Minnesota license.