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How to Add
an Endorsement Area

Advance Your Career and Salary

How It Works
Adding Endorsement Areas

Apply
and Enroll


Submit your free application, verify your status as a current teacher, and complete a phone call with an advisor.

Pass
the MTTC


Take and pass the MTTC for your new endorsement area(s).

Receive
Interim Teaching Certificate


Fulfill the time-taught requirement for your endorsement area on your Interim Teaching Certificate.

Complete
Program to Add Endorsement


Finish your online training to complete program requirements and have your new endorsement area added to your certificate.

Become a Competitive Hire

Increase your marketability as a teacher by adding endorsement areas to your teaching certificate. Michigan Teachers strives to provide all teachers with flexible, cost-effective ways to advance their career. We are proud to offer both current and future teachers an affordable option to add multiple endorsement areas. Choose as many endorsement areas as you’d like from a collection of over 50 options. Adding one or multiple endorsement areas to your certificate will help make you a more competitive candidate for hire.

Did You Know

Current Teachers may qualify to save $1,700 with our exclusive Michigan Teachers' Good Teacher Discount

Requirements to Add
Endorsement Areas


Learn about the requirements necessary to qualify to add an endorsement area to your certificate.

Our Program Allows You to Add Multiple Endorsement Areas

Requirements for Certified Teachers to Add Endorsement Areas:

  • Valid Standard or Professional Certification
  • Verifiable employment from the school administrator
  • Passing MTTC exam scores on your new endorsement area(s)

ENDORSEMENT AREAS

Time-Taught Requirements to Add Endorsement Areas:

If you are working toward adding an endorsement area to your certificate, you must fulfill the minimum amount of time taught. You can meet this requirement by teaching full-time or part-time.

  • Part-Time: 120 days (3 hours/day)
  • Full-Time: 60 days (6 hours/day)
  • Minimum: You must teach for a minimum of 60 days in your new endorsement area
  • Deadline: You must complete your time taught within 5 years

IMPORTANT: If you are pursuing multiple endorsement areas, you must meet the time-taught requirement per endorsement area.

Endorsement Areas
Frequently Asked Questions

I DID NOT EARN MY CERTIFICATION THROUGH MICHIGAN TEACHERS; CAN I STILL ADD AN ENDORSEMENT AREA?
Absolutely! Michigan Teachers is a credible and affordable option for all current teachers. Many candidates choose our program as a way to save time and money instead of returning to university.

 

I AM CURRENT TEACHING ON A STANDARD OR PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE; CAN I ADD AN ENDORSEMENT AREA?
Absolutely! You can get started by applying to Michigan Teachers for free.

 

I AM CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN THE MICHIGAN TEACHERS PROGRAM; CAN I ADD AN ENDORSEMENT AREA?
Yes, you may! The best time to add endorsement areas is before you begin teaching on your Interim Teaching Certificate. Please contact a Michigan Teachers Advisor for more details.

 

I AM CURRENTLY TEACHING ON AN INTERIM TEACHING CERTIFICATE; CAN I ADD AN ENDORSEMENT AREA?
It is possible, but please be keep in mind that if you have already begun teaching, you may be required to restart your time-taught to earn your Certificate. Please contact a Michigan Teachers Advisor for more details.

 

HOW MANY ENDORSEMENT AREAS DO YOU OFFER?
We offer over 50+ different endorsement areas – some of which are available nowhere else! View our endorsement areas here.

 

HOW MANY ENDORSEMENT AREAS AM I ALLOWED TO ADD?
Michigan Teachers allows you to add multiple endorsement areas! While we have no limit on how many you may add, it’s important to keep in mind that if you add multiple endorsements, you must meet the minimum time-taught requirement (60 days) per endorsement area.

 

WHAT ARE ENDORSEMENT AREAS?
Endorsement Areas are the subjects for which one is qualified to teach in the state of Michigan.

 

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A TEACHING CERTIFICATE AND ENDORSEMENT AREAS?
A Teaching Certificate is a document that is awarded to all teachers to demonstrate that you qualified to teach in Michigan. Endorsement Areas are specified on your teaching certificate to show which subjects you are qualified to teach. You may add multiple endorsement areas to one certificate.

 

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