Secondary or High School License


This license allows an educator to teach specific academic subjects in grades 7-12. In addition to meeting all coursework and testing requirements for Secondary or High School licensure as specified in the NAC references below, an applicant must also meet the requirements for at least one major field of endorsement listed below. Additional minor fields of endorsement may be added to an existing high school or secondary license by meeting the requirements for each desired field.

The relevant section in Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) specifying the requirements to hold this license type are below:

Please note, certain Regulations governing Secondary or High School Licenses have recently been amended, see below for important information pertaining to this license type:

The following subjects may be added to a Secondary or High School license as major or minor fields of endorsement:

    Secondary or High School Single Subject Majors

    Secondary or High School Biological Science

    Secondary or High School English

    Secondary or High School General Science

    Secondary or High School Mathematics

    Secondary or High School Instrumental Music

    Secondary or High School Instrumental and Vocal Music

    Secondary or High School Vocal Music

    Secondary or High School Physical Education

    Secondary or High School Physical Science

    Secondary or High School Social Studies

    Secondary or High School Art

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Q: How do I apply for a reciprocal Secondary or High School license and endorsements?
    A: For information on Reciprocity, please visit our New Teachers (out of state) section of the website.

    Q: How do I apply for a license?
    A: You must create an OPAL account and submit your electronic application and supporting documentation online to our office.

    Q: What testing do I have to take for this license?
    A: For testing information, please visit the Praxis ETS Website.