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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Add on licensure

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General Information

The State of Minnesota requires at least ten weeks of student teaching for initial licensure. For additional licensure areas, candidates are required to complete a practicum to cover the scope of the license.

College of Education requirements

  • Initial licensure requires 16 week clinical experience
  • Add-on requires 1/2 semester-equivalent in elementary or secondary level, depending on the level of the candidate's original license
  • Special Education (EBD & LD) require full student 16 week clinical experience

For Further Information

Faculty Responsibility

  • Observe and monitor candidate performance
  • Provide relevant feedback to both candidates and clinical faculty. Provide professional development seminars for candidates.
  • Evaluate candidate performance