Certification must be current when you enter the schools for student teaching.

For Fall Semester, certification must not be expired August 31st of the year of student teaching.

For Spring Semester, certification must not be expired the first Friday in January of the year of student teaching.

  • If you have current certification, please include a copy of the proof of CPR and 1st Aid certification with your student teaching packet.
  • If you are not certified, please take a First Aid and a CPR class.  An initial CPR/1st Aid certification must be an in-person class--an online initial certification is not acceptable.  We have listed some options below. 
  • If certification is expired or about to expire you may take online CPR and 1st Aid certification IF YOU HAVE PROOF YOU WERE CERTIFIED in the past.  You'll need to submit the expired (or about to expire) certification along with the new online CPR/1st Aid renewal.  CPR/1st Aid Online Classes - Must be American Heart Association/American Red Cross compliant.

MSU - Recreation Sports & Fitness offers CPR/1st Aid classesSign in using your MSU NetID and password and register for one of the available spots.  You do not need to add the "infant/child" add-on.

Big Horn Fire Company/Hot Dog Safety Services, LLC
Judy Story
(406) 581-0412


Rec Sports & Fitness Center
(406) 944-5000
(under Program Registration)