Recommendation for Licensure
To be eligible for recommendation by the University of Mississippi for licensure, students must successfully complete an approved certification program at UM.
Candidates seeking initial licensure in Mississippi must pass the appropriate standardized tests to qualify. To learn more about these exams, candidates may go to:
https://www.ets.org/praxis/ms/requirements (All Education Majors)
http://www.ms.nesinc.com (Elementary Majors Only)
Approved Add-On Endorsement Programs
The University of Mississippi offers add-on endorsement programs in the following areas:
Applying for Licensure
Teacher candidates are responsible for following the appropriate steps for applying for licensure in Mississippi through the Educator Licensure Management System (ELMS). For more information go to https://www.mdek12.org/OEL
Candidates applying for licensure in other states must be recommended by the University of Mississippi. All forms should be submitted to:
Dr. Whitney Webb, Certification Officer
School of Education
The University of Mississippi
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677-1848
Certificationmap.com may be useful in helping you contact states for additional licensure information.