How do I become a high school teacher?

If you want to become a high school teacher, there are specific educational requirements that you will have to meet. You will need to have at least a bachelor's degree in a specific field. Generally, you need to have a degree in the field that you want to teach. Each state will have different requirements for the number of college credit hours that you have to have in order to teach a particular subject. Once you graduate from college, you will need to obtain teaching certification. This process involves, at the least, taking an exam that is administered on a state level.