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Basic Teacher Licensure

(Post-Baccalaureate Option for Teacher Licensing)

Hawaii residents with an earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education who desire to teach in the public schools, but do not have initial basic teacher license, may apply for admission to the Relevant licensing track in Elementary or Secondary Ed. Once admitted, the individual must complete the requirements as outlined for the chosen teacher licensing program. Not all applicants are accepted.

Prerequisites for admission include:
- Bachelor's Degree from accredited institution.
- Grade point average of 2.00 or higher - No D's or F's on the transcript.
- Passing scores on the Praxis I: Pre-Professional Skills Test and Praxis II: Content Test depending on the major.
- A completed School of Education admissions packet.
- Application for admission into BYUH on file with the Admissions Office
- Acceptance will be based on space available.
* (see approved teaching majors under "Secondary Education")

- Elementary License - PRAXIS I and Application

- Secondary License - PRAXIS I and PRAXIS II and Content and Application