Undergraduate Endorsements

Middle Level Endorsement

This program prepares students to teach young adolescents at the middle level of education (grades 5-8). This dual major (combined with either an elementary or secondary education teaching major) leads to the State of Iowa Middle Level endorsement. The holder of this endorsement is authorized to teach all subjects in grades five through eight with the exception of art, industrial arts, music, reading, physical education and special education. More Info>>

Library Media Specialist—Teaching

Undergraduate teaching majors may be eligible for an Iowa school media specialist endorsement for either grades K—6 or 7—12 by earning a minor in School Library Studies. More Info>>

Reading Endorsements

Education majors choosing to minor in Literacy Education may be eligible for the State of Iowa teaching endorsements in Reading Education K-8, Secondary Reading K-12, and Reading Specialist K-12, depending on their choice of electives. More Info>>