Added Secondary Program

Due to programmatic and budgetary decisions, the Added Secondary Endorsement Program will no longer be open to applicants who graduated from teacher preparation programs outside of Portland State University College of Education. Any admitted applicants to the Added Secondary Endorsement program who are currently enrolled will be able to finish the program by spring, 2020. Anyone who submitted an application prior to May 15, 2019 may be admitted on a case by case basis. Applicants who earned their license through the College of Education may continue to apply to the Added Secondary Endorsement Program.

The Added Secondary Endorsement program provides an avenue for licensed teachers in Oregon to add an additional content area to their teaching license. As career paths evolve and opportunities emerge, this endorsement program provides the advanced coursework and practicum experience needed to update their teaching license with the credentials for teaching the following subjects areas in a grades 6-12 Oregon public school:

Advanced Mathematics
Art
Biology
Chemistry
Drama
English Language Arts
Foundational Mathematics
Foundational Science
Foundational Social Studies
Health
Integrated Science
Music
Physics
Social Studies
World Language: Chinese
World Language: French
World Language: German
World Language: Spanish

To be admitted into this program, applicants must hold a valid Oregon Teaching License and have graduated from a teacher preparation program from Portland State University.

For more information about this program, please view the program of study.