Elementary Teacher Licensure

Montana State University Billings

24 months
1088 USD/credit
540 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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This program is designed for persons who have baccalaureate degrees from accredited institutions in Education or other fields who wish to become elementary,  secondary, and K-12 teachers.


Most of the courses in this program are offered in the evening and many are online allowing for flexible completion of the program.

5 Reasons to Choose MSUB for this Degree
  • Flexible course delivery including mostly online and evenings

  • Provides coursework for a student to become a teacher with an undergraduate degree in Education or another field

  • College of Education is NCATE accredited

  • Low student/faculty ratio

  • Students find employment in many school districts in Montana and out of state

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Curriculum Development
  • Introduction to Educational Technology
  • Student Teaching (Elementary)
  • Advanced Human Development & Learning
  • Education of Exceptional Learners
  • Instructional Strategies in Language Arts & Children’s Literature

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




38 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Students wishing to pursue and complete this degree program must first be admitted to the Teacher Education Program. This should be completed at the time of initial registration for classes (Forms for Admission to Teacher Education are available from the Office of Licensure, Standards, and Clinical Practice). 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1088 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1088 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    540 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 540 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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Elementary Teacher Licensure
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