Alternative Route to Licensure Program

Did you ever dream of becoming a teacher?

The Alternative Route to Licensure (ARL) program provides a route for individuals who hold a bachelor's degree other than teaching and aspires to become an elementary or secondary teacher. The ARL program is a fast-paced program that offers the possibility of receiving a conditional teaching license in the state of Nevada after one semester (based on successful completion of licensing requirements). The ARL program offers coursework aligned to an elementary or secondary teaching license with the option for a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree.

Elementary school students

Elementary ARL Program

Information for Elementary Education Alternative Route to Licensure students.

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Students in a high school class

Secondary ARL Program

Information for Secondary Education Alternative Route to Licensure students.

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Benefits of the ARL through the Department of Teaching and Learning:

  • Faster track to a teaching position
  • Credits that count toward teaching licensure requirements and a master's degree
  • Excellent job prospects in the Clark County School District