Alternative Route to Licensure (ARL) Candidates


Current list of Approved ARL Providers:

Prospective ARL Candidates

Per NAC 391.461, Alternative Routes to Licensure (ARL) programs must be approved by the Commission on Professional Standards.

Per NAC 391.057, the minimum requirements for ARL/conditional licensure are:

  • Accepted by a qualified provider for enrollment in a program for an alternative route to licensure and complies with the instructional and training policies and procedures of the provider
  • Holds a bachelor’s degree from a postsecondary institution that is regionally accredited
  • Passes competency test in basic reading, writing and mathematics competency exam (Praxis™ Core Academic Skills for Educators), or be eligible for an exemption per NAC 391.036 (Section 3)
  • Holds a major or minor in the desired area of licensure or passes the corresponding Praxis II Subject Area Assessment approved by the Commission (for all secondary grades 7-12 subject areas and K-12 music, art, or physical education)