Teaching Endorsements and Certificates

Elementary Education Certificates

  • English as a Second Language
  • Special Education K-6
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Inclusion
  • Middle School 


K-12 Endorsements

  • Art
  • Physical Education
  • Theology


Middle Grade Endorsements

  • Business Education
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Natural Science
  • Social Science
  • World Languages — Spanish


Secondary Grades Endorsement

  • Biology
  • Business, Marketing and Information Technology
  • Chemistry
  • ESL (Supplementary Endorsement)
  • English
  • Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Science
  • Social Science
  • Special Education


We adhere to the strictest standards for certification as required by the Nebraska Department of Education. Our certification officer is Dr. Deanna Acklie, associate professor of education and director of undergraduate teacher education and special education. Dr. Acklie earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees at the University of Nebraska at Kearney and earned her doctoral degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.