Licensure

Learn How to Apply for Your Teaching License Online

If you graduated from or earned an endorsement from Mississippi State, are you aware that you can apply for your teaching license online, through the online Educator Licensure Management System?

Check out our presentation and instructions on applying for your license in ELMS. Please be aware that in order to use this process, you must already have a recommendation on file from OCFBI. If you have any questions about this process, please do not hesitate to call our office.

Do You Need an Institutional Program Verification Form?

If you need the OCFBI office to complete an institutional program verification form for your licensure application, please prepare a cover sheet with the following information:

You can submit this information to our office via email, fax, or mail.

NOTE: If you choose to email, do NOT include your SSN on this form. Please call the office to give instead.

Our contact information is:

Office of Clinical/Field-Based Instruction, Licensure, and Outreach
Attn: Laura Kate Tribble
Box 9710
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Phone: (662) 325-2206
Fax: (662) 325-0615
Email: ocfbi@colled.msstate.edu
Mail Stop 9710

Please be aware that if you graduated Mississippi State before December 1997, your transcript is not posted online in Banner, and OCFBI staff will require additional time to request a copy from the registrar's office.


Supplemental Endorsement Information