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Bethel’s Teacher Coordinator of Work-Based Learning License program helps educators plan experiences that give their students the chance to learn in work settings outside of the classroom.


Fully Online

You'll complete 100% of your coursework online.

Location: Online

Start Dates: Summer 2023, Spring 2024, and Summer 2024

Total Credits


Finish in as Few as

5 months


  • History and Advancement of Work-Based Learning (EDUC705)

    Study of the history and progress of work-based learning. Examination of the federal and state legislation that applies to the field. Gives work coordinators knowledge and tools to turn students' work experiences into meaningful learning experiences. Role of human resources in an organization. Career and technical student organizations.

    3 credits

  • Designing School-Based Instruction for Work-Based Learning (EDUC707)

    Students design instruction for work-based programs that connect students' school experiences to the world of work. Current employment trends. Employment laws. Evaluation of resources for career development.

    3 credits

  • Implementing and Monitoring Work-Based Learning (EDUC709)

    Tools teacher coordinators will use to implement work-based learning. Monitoring programs. Collaborating with the community, employers, school officials, and parents. Reporting to state and other agencies.

    3 credits

  • Practicum in Work-based Learning (TEAC710)

    An 80-hour practicum focused on working with students in the classroom to coordinate a Work-Based Learning Program.

    1 credits

How is the License Awarded?

The Teacher Coordinator of Work-Based Learning license for grades 9-12 is awarded by the Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board after the completion of the required coursework.

Bethel University cannot confirm whether courses or programs meet requirements for professional licensure in states outside of Minnesota. Students should contact their program's licensing bureau to determine whether Bethel's program meets requirements for licensure in their state.

Why Choose Bethel?

Learn why you should choose Bethel (Google doc) for a license in Work-based Learning.