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Foreign Degree

If you earned your degree outside of the United States, you will need to submit the following in addition to the required documents for the application. 

 

  • Course by Course Evaluation from one of the Texas Education Agency's evaluation providers.

  • TOEFL iBT score report - All four parts of the TOEFL iBT is required with an acceptable passing score on the Speaking portion of 24, the Listening portion of 22, the Reading portion of 22, and the Writing portion of 21.

 

The countries listed below have been approved by the State Board of Educator Certification to satisfy the English language proficiency requirement specified in 19 TAC 230.11(b)(5)(C). To be exempted from the Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT) testing requirement specified in 19 TAC 230.11(b)(5)(B), a certification candidate must have earned an undergraduate or graduate degree from an institution of higher education on the SBEC-approved list of countries.

 

Certification Based on Credentials from Another Country

  • American Samoa
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua & Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Canada (except Quebec)
  • Dominica
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Grand Cayman
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Jamaica
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Saint Kitts & Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Trinidad / Tobago
  • Turks & Caicos
  • United Kingdom
  • U.S. Pacific Trust