Teacher Candidate in an Educator Preparation Program

Please choose the option that best describes you:

I’m interested in applying to an educator preparation program, or

I’m currently in an educator preparation program and want to start looking for a position in Delaware.


Interested in applying to a Delaware Educator Preparation Program?

Seeking a program that allows you to earn a Bachelors in education, and Delaware licensure and certification? Look no further! Throughout Delaware there are currently 22 undergraduate educator preparation programs offered across all grade levels from early childhood to high school.

You can visit the Delaware Department of Education website – Becoming a Delaware Educator for more information, see if a list of Delaware Educator Preparation Programs.

If you know the grade you’d like to teach, then the list below can direct you to the right Delaware program. Please refer to this guide:

  • AA – Associate Degree
  • BA – Bachelor Degree
  • DSU – Delaware State University
  • DTCC – Delaware Technical Community College
  • WU – Wilmington University
  • UD – University of Delaware
Teaching Level IHEs OfferingCost Range (total, in-state)*
Early ChildhoodDSU (BA)
DTCC (AA)
WU (BS)
UD (BA)
$10K (AA)
$33K-$121K (BA)
ElementaryDSU (BA)
DTCC (AA)
WU (BS)
UD (AA, BA)
$10K-$60K (AA)
$33K-$121K (BA)
MiddleDTCC (AA)
DSU (BA)
WU (BA)
UD (BA)
$9,700 (AA)
$33K-$36K (BA)
Secondary
DSU (BA)
Phys. Ed.
DTCC (AA)
Math
Science
WU (BA)
UD (BA)
$9,300-$9,700 (AA)
$45K (BA)
* Estimated amount. Refer to program website for more information.

Currently in an educator preparation program and want to start looking for a position or additional certifications.

There are few things you can do to get started on your teaching career in Delaware.

  1. Visit the Delaware Licensure and Certification page to open an account and begin the application process.
  2. Begin applying for positions
    1. Visit Districts and Charter page for more information.
  3. Interested in adding additional certifications? Visit the Apply for Additional Certifications page on the Licensure and Certification site for more information.