Initial II Teaching License Program

Practicing teachers may elect to qualify for an Initial II Teaching License instead of a Continuing Teaching License. For teachers who earned their Initial Teaching License in an undergraduate program, requirements include a master's degree in the arts and sciences or an advanced degree in the professions. In lieu of a master's degree, candidates must complete a minimum of 30 hours of graduate coursework germane to public school employment:

For teachers who earned their Initial Teaching License in a post-baccalaureate program, requirements include 6 semester hours of graduate-level coursework germane to the teaching license or to public school employment. Pacific has a variety of offerings meeting the requirements for the Initial II Teaching License.

Master of Education Program Requirements

Courses that meet Initial II Teaching License Requirements

Endorsement Programs
Certificate Programs

Admissions Information

Application Requirements
Testing Information
Graduate Online Application

More Information

Endorsement Programs
Certificate Programs
Program Handbook – information subject to change


Contact Person: Diana Watkins, Associate Director of Graduate & Professional Admissions
Phone: 503-352-1435

Contact Person (Forest Grove): Anita Zijdemans-Boudreau, Advanced Programs Coordinator
Phone: 541-352-1456

Contact Person (Eugene): Shelley Smolnisky, Associate Dean, Eugene Campus
Phone: 541-485-6812