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Nebraska Testing Requirements

Content Testing

All students must take and pass the required Nebraska State Department of Education content test before certification can take place. The required tests and costs may be found on the Nebraska State Department of Education website, the Educational Testing Service website ( or through the teacher education office.  Preservice teachers cannot be certified by the Nebraska Department of Education without passing the content test.  (NAC 92, Rule 24)


  • Completion of the Doane Teacher Education Program is not a guarantee of obtaining certification to teach in any state.  The state granting certification makes the final determination on awarding a teaching certificate to an applicant.