Teacher Certification/Licensure or Professional Certification

OFFICE OF RECORD: Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
ISSUED BY: Registrar
APPROVED BY:                                                         03-60-00
EFFECTIVE DATE: 3/7/88 ( Revised 10/19/11 )

The Office of the Registrar will provide necessary documentation and transcript support to enable students to seek certification/licensure as appropriate to their completed programs.

Procedure

Teacher Education

Graduates of an approved program in Teacher Education may apply for certification. Application for certification is made online at the South Dakota Department of Education web site: http://www.doe.sd.gov/oatq/teachercert.aspx. Certification in other states must be pursued through the appropriate agency in the state in which the certification is desired.

 Health Information Management

Graduates of the program are eligible to take the certification examination(s) administered by the American Health Information Management Association. Details and application materials are available through the DSU Program Director or the AHIMA web site at http://www.ahima.org

Respiratory Care

Graduates of the program are eligible to take the entry-level (Certified Respiratory Therapist) examination and advanced practitioner (Registered Respiratory Therapist) examinations of the National Board for Respiratory Care. Details and application materials are available through the DSU Program Director or the NBRC web site at http://www.nbrc.org.


Last Updated: 1/31/13