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Teacher Certification

Teachers may take iStudy courses to fulfill the requirements for Mississippi teacher certification or certification renewal. These courses also fulfill teacher certification and certification renewal requirements in many other states. Information about Mississippi requirements can be obtained in one of the following ways:

State Department of Education
P.O. Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205-0771
Attention: Educator Licensure

By phone: 601-359-3483
On the Web: http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/educator-licensure
By email: ldungan@mde.k12.ms.us

Courses of Interest to Teachers Seeking Recertification:

COUN 307  Educational Psychology
COUN 309 Psychology of Adolescence
CSCI 103  Beginning Computing
CSCI 191  Office Applications
EDDE  507 Safety Education
EDLS 301  Children’s Literature, K-8
EDRD 300 Foundations of Reading Instruction
EDRD 317 Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading Disabilities                     
EDRD 415 Methods and Materials for Teaching Reading in Elementary School        
EDRD 429  Reading in the Secondary School
EDSP  308  Introduction to Special Education
HP 191  Personal and Community Health
HP 203 First Aid

Courses for Add-on Endorsements* in Mississippi:

ENDORSEMENT AREA IS COURSES AVAILABLE
Comprehensive School Health HP 191
HP 203
Computer Applications CSCI 103
CSCI 191
Driver's Education EDDE 507
HP 203

* These add-on endorsement areas are sponsored by The University of Mississippi School of Education.

Courses for Subject Area Endorsements in Mississippi:

AREA IS COURSES AVAILABLE
ART AH 101, AH 201
BIOLOGY BISC 102, 104
BUSINESS EDUCATION FIN 303
ACCY 201, 202
CHEMISTRY CHEM 103, 201, 202
FOREIGN LANGUAGES SPAN 101, 102, 201, 202
FR 101, 102, 201, 202
GERM 101, 102, 201, 202
ITAL 101
GENERAL SCIENCE BISC 102, 104
CHEM 103, 201, 202
MATH MATH 115, 121, 123
RELIGION REL 101
SOCIAL STUDIES HIS 105, 106, 306
ECON 202, 203, 303

Teachers residing outside Mississippi should obtain course approval from their State Department of Education before enrolling. In addition to iStudy courses we offer several Ole Miss Online courses that are geared for educators.

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