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Your road to BE A (BETTER) TEACHER starts here! Nevada State’s programs will advance your educational and career pursuits.

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  • Already have a bachelor’s degree? Apply for our Teacher Preparation and Speech Pathology programs that lead to teacher licensure through the Nevada Department of Education. When can you start?

  • Are you a current or provisionally licensed teacher with a full-time position in the Clark County School District (CCSD)? Complete the Alternative Route to Certification (ARC) in autism or generalist, or the Alternative Route to Licensure (ARL) if previously accepted by CCSD. (Substitute licenses excluded.) Apply now for the current or future term!

Are you building, or do you aspire to, a career in K-12 education? Our School of Education (SoE) offers programs leading to essential educational benchmarks. Whether you want professional development or training credits towards a degree, teacher licensure, a teaching endorsement, or a path into speech-language pathology, our flexible course formats are designed to reach and teach you where you are via lecture capture, live simulcast, and online. Our offerings continue to grow and adapt in response to the changing needs of K-12 constituents throughout our state. Our speech-language pathology program is innovative with evidence based practice for all ages – children and adults.

To best serve Nevada’s diverse and continually broadening education community, we provide a fast-track post-baccalaureate teacher education program, and Alternative Route to Licensure (ARL) coursework that assists in meeting licensure provisions.

If you’re looking to make an impact in the Clark County School District, our SoE Post Baccalaureate program provides you rigorous pedagogy and content courses, so you can BE LICENSED to teach in high-need areas such as elementary education, special education generalist and autism, and secondary math and science.

Have questions about your path in NSC's Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Education programs? Contact Sally Starkweather at sally.starkweather@nsc.edu.

Have questions about your path in NSC's Speech-Language Pathology programs? Contact Kayla McDuffie at kayla.mcduffie@nsc.edu.

Post-Baccalaureate Programs – Teacher Education

Please contact Sally Starkweather, Special Programs Advisor within the School of Education BEFORE applying for admission. You will need further information to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for specific programs. Or if a specific program is the fit for you. You can reach Sally via email at sally.starkweather@nsc.edu

Post-Baccalaureate Program (Teacher Preparation)  

Students who currently hold a bachelor’s degree or higher and intend to complete coursework leading to teacher licensure through the Nevada Department of Education.

SPRING 2022 APPLICATION for Post-Baccalaureate Program (Teacher Preparation)

 

Alternative Programs (Current or Provisionally Licensed Teachers)
Students who hold a current full-time teacher position, through the Clark County School District, and intend to complete the Alternative Route to Certification (ARC) in Autism or Generalist. Or students who have been accepted into the Clark County School District Alternative Route to Licensure (ARL).  (Substitute licenses excluded.)

SPRING 2022 APPLICATION for Alternative Programs (Current or Provisionally Licensed Teachers)

Post-Baccalaureate Programs – Speech Pathology

Post-Baccalaureate Program (Speech Pathology – School Based) - SLEP 

Students who currently hold a bachelor’s degree or higher and intend to complete coursework leading to speech therapist licensure through the Nevada Department of Education. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or higher on the transcripts of their highest degree attained.

SPRING 2022 APPLICATION for Post-Baccalaureate Program (Speech Pathology)

 

Speech Language Pathology – Master’s Preparatory Program – (SLP-MPP)

Students who currently hold a bachelor’s degree or higher and intend to complete the pre-requisite coursework for NSC’s SLP graduate program. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or higher on their undergraduate degree transcripts. For information on how to apply please visit this webpage: https://nsc.edu/academics/school-of-education/speech-language-pathology/how-to-apply/.

 

This is not the application for the Master's program. Please see below for the Master's Degree section for that application.

Master's Degree Program At Nevada State College

MEd in Speech-Language Pathology

Nevada State College began a MEd. in Speech-Language Pathology in the fall 2019. For additional information please click here. If you have any questions about pre-requisites for the Master's program please contact  Angel Ball, PhD CCC/SLP (program director): Angel.Ball@nsc.edu or Kayla McDuffie (administrative assistant): Kayla.McDuffie@nsc.edu.

Full-Time - Applications for Fall 2021 are closed. Fall 2022 applications will open November 1st, 2021.

Part-Time -  Fall 2022 applications will open November 1st, 2021.

**The part-time program is only for currently employed school-based speech therapists.

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