American College of Education offers three degree programs and two certificate programs that prepare students for licensure eligibility:
- Master of Education in Educational Leadership
- Master of Arts in Elementary Teaching
- Master of Arts in Secondary Teaching
- Transition to Teaching in Elementary Education
- Transition to Teaching in Secondary Education
These state program approvals make it possible for residents of many other states to become licensed educators and administrators upon completing the ACE programs. However, it is important for you to research whether you may become licensed in a state not listed above. The Programs in Your Region map provides links to all 50 state licensing board websites.
The following states have approved the following programs as preparing students for licensure:
Florida Department of Education Bureau of Educator Certification
Suite 201, Turlington Building
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
The M.Ed. in Educational Leadership program is approved as preparing persons applying for an endorsement in Educational Leadership in Florida.
Illinois State Board of Education
100 N. 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62777
The English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education course sequences are approved as preparing persons applying for endorsements in Illinois.
Indiana Department of Education
151 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
The M.Ed. in Educational Leadership program is approved as preparing persons applying for principal certification in Indiana. The Transition to Teaching certificate programs and the Master of Arts in Teaching degree programs are approved as preparing persons applying for initial teacher licensure in Indiana.
Ohio Board of Regents
30 East Broad Street, 36th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-414
The M.Ed. in Educational Leadership program is approved as preparing persons applying for Building Principal Licenses (grades PK-6, grades 4-9, and grades 5-12) in Ohio.
Texas Education Agency
1701 N. Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas, 78701
The M.Ed. in Educational Leadership program is approved as preparing persons applying for principal certification in Texas.