How to Apply for Educator Certification

MOECS Registration and Instructions for Certification

Once you have completed all the requirements needed for certification, you will need to apply through the Michigan Online Educator Certification Systems (MOECS) database. All teachers seeking certification of any kind must register with MOECS in order to receive their certificate. Please visit for more information on MOECS.

Click here to view the PDF MOECS Login and Access instructions.

Visit the Michigan Department of Education FAQs website for additional information.

Support for MOECS

Support desk for the Michigan Online Educator Certification System (MOECS): Telephone: (517) 241-5000 or E-mail: (Updated 10/15/2018)


Page last modified October 15, 2018