Subject Area Endorsements


Subject area endorsements may be added to current Preliminary or Professional Teaching Licenses by a combination of coursework and supervised practica. Endorsements may be added in the following subject areas:

  • Art
  • Business
  • Drama
  • World Languages (Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian and Spanish)
  • Health
  • Language Arts
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics (basic and advanced)
  • Multiple Subjects
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Science (biology, chemistry, integrated science and physics)
  • Social Studies

Candidates who wish to earn an endorsement in Chinese, Russian or Japanese will have transcripts evaluated during the admissions process. No TSPC test is available for these languages, so candidates will be required to take the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) tests, Oral Proficiency Interview (OP) and Writing Profeciency Test (WPT),a dministered by Language Testing International (LTI). The minimal level of proficiency required for both tests must be Intermediate/High. Tests must be passed prior to the practicum experience.



Diana Watkins | Associate Director of Graduate & Professional Admissions | Forest Grove & Woodburn
503-352-1435 |

Anita Zijdemans-Boudreau | Advanced Programs Coordinator, Forest Grove
541-352-1456 |

Sara Summers | Assistant Director of Graduate & Professional Admissions | Eugene
541-632-8805 |