Teacher's License

To become a teacher at a high school, a School Teacher's License is required. In order to obtain a license, it is necessary to go through a teacher-training program. The following licenses can be acquired at the Tokyo Institute of Technology:

Type of License
Licensed Subject Area
Junior High School Teacher
(Grades 7-9)
Type 1 License
Mathematics, science
Advanced License
Mathematics, science
High School Teacher
(grades 10-12)
Type 1 License
Mathematics, science, computer, industry
Advanced License
Mathematics, science, computer, industry

Obtaining a Type 1 License requires an undergraduate degree, and obtaining an Advanced License requires a Master's degree. The licensed subject area will differ depending upon which unit a student is enrolled in. For details, please check the Tokyo Institute of Technology teacher training program web page (Japanese)outer