The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Indiana State University offers a graduate licensure program for licensed teachers (K-12) interested in expanding their education and obtaining additional experience as an instructor of gifted and talented children. The graduate licensure for gifted and talented students is an additional license to Rules 2002 Indiana teaching license at the school level of the current license.
Note: Beginning June 1, 2014, anyone completing the High Ability Licensure Program must successfully complete the three courses and also take and successfully pass the Pearson Content Test (032 High Ability) in order to have this added to their Indiana license. The test is listed under P-12 education on the Indiana Core Assessments website.
All ISU educator licensure programs and related school programs are accredited by the Indiana Department of Education and National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.
Graduate students may be eligible for federal student loans if they are admitted into graduate degrees (or first-time teacher certification programs) and meet other eligibility requirements. Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid. Private alternative loans can help students pay college expenses that may not be covered by federal loan programs or other financial aid. For more information, visit financial aid.
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Note: This program may or may not lead to licensure in your home state. The courses required in this program prepare the student for licensure or certification in the State of Indiana. Please contact your state licensing authority to assure that, upon completion of the program, you are qualified to obtain a license or other form of certification. If you need assistance obtaining contact information for the licensing authority in states outside of Indiana, contact Indiana State Online representatives at (812) 237-2345 or IndianaStateOnline@indstate.edu
The Graduate Catalog and Undergraduate Catalog of Indiana State University are the documents of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalogs supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.