LICENSURE INFORMATION

License Category

When you are registering for the MTEL, if you are taking ANY tests to meet Academic (PreK–12) license requirements, select "Academic (PreK–12)" as your license category. Select "Vocational Technical" or "Adult Basic Education" if applicable.

License Code

When you register for the MTEL, you will be asked to select from the following chart the license you are seeking. If the precise license you are seeking is not listed, please select the closest license to the one sought.

This information is for data collection purposes only and will not be reported to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for the purpose of issuing licenses.

Teacher Licenses License Code
Adult Basic Education 68
Biology (5–8) 01
Biology (8–12) 02
Business (5–12) 03
Chemistry (5–8) 04
Chemistry (8–12) 05
Dance (All) 06
Early Childhood: Teacher of Students with and without Disabilities (PreK–2) 07
Earth Science (5–8) 08
Earth Science (8–12) 09
Elementary (1–6) 10
English (5–8) 11
English (8–12) 12
English as a Second Language (ESL) (PreK–6) 13
English as a Second Language (ESL) (5–12) 14
Foreign Language (PreK–6) 15
Foreign Language (5–12) 16
General Science (1–6) 62
General Science (5–8) 17
Health/Family and Consumer Sciences (All) 18
History (1–6) 63
History (5–8) 19
History (8–12) 20
Instructional Technology (All) 46
Latin and Classical Humanities (5–12) 21
Library (All) 22
Mathematics (1–6) 64
Mathematics (5–8) 23
Mathematics (8–12) 24
Middle School Humanities (5–8) 69
Middle School Mathematics/Science (5–8) 70
Music: Vocal/Instrumental/General (All) 26
Physical Education (PreK–8) 27
Physical Education (5–12) 28
Physics (5–8) 29
Physics (8–12) 30
Political Science/Political Philosophy (5–8) 31
Political Science/Political Philosophy (8–12) 32
Speech (All) 33
Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (PreK–8) 34
Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (5–12) 35
Teacher of Students with Severe Disabilities (All) 36
Teacher of the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (All) 65
Teacher of the Visually Impaired (All) 66
Technology/Engineering (5–12) 41
Theater (All) 42
Visual Art (PreK–8) 43
Visual Art (5–12) 44
Specialist Teacher Licenses License Code
Academically Advanced (PreK–8) 45
Reading (All) 47
Speech, Language, and Hearing Disorders (All) 61
Administrator Licenses License Code
School Business Administrator (All) 55
School Principal/Assistant School Principal (PreK–6) 50
School Principal/Assistant School Principal (5–8) 51
School Principal/Assistant School Principal (9–12) 52
Special Education Administrator (All) 54
Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent (All) 49
Supervisor/Director (dependent upon prerequisite license) 53
Professional Support Personnel Licenses License Code
School Guidance Counselor (PreK–8) 56
School Guidance Counselor (5–12) 57
School Nurse (All) 58
School Psychologist (All) 59
School Social Worker/School Adjustment Counselor (All) 60
Vocational Technical Licenses License Code
Vocational Technical Cooperative Education Coordinator 75
Vocational Technical Principal/Assistant Principal 72
Vocational Technical Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent 73
Vocational Technical Supervisor/Director 76
Vocational Technical Teacher 74