Academics: Majors and Programs

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Teacher Preparation
Programs With Certification

These programs are approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GAPSC)

Early Childhood Education: Preparation for Teacher Certification in Early Childhood Education (Grades:  Preschool - 5).

Secondary Education: Preparation for Teacher Certification in Grades 6-12 for major programs in the following:

Preschool—12th Grade Education: Preparation for Teacher Certification in Spanish

Note: Students in the Education Studies Program pursing teacher certification must be admitted to the program.  Students must apply for admission to the Education Studies Program after completing EDU 206 Orientation to Education.  Students who have not been admitted to the Education Studies Program will not be permitted to enroll/remain in any additional education courses.  

Education Studies Minor (without Preparation for Certification): The Education Studies Minor Program (without preparation for certification) offered in the Education Studies Program is designed for students seeking to expand their knowledge base in the area of Teacher Education.  The minor program provides foundational knowledge about the field of education.  The minor program also facilitates student options for continuing education and/or graduate study.

Post-Baccalaureate (Certification Only): The Spelman College Education Studies Program offers a Post-Baccalaureate Couse Sequence of study for persons desiring certification in a field for which Spelman offers secondary or P-12 educator preparation.  Those fields are Chemistry, English, History, Mathematics, Physics, Political Science, and Spanish. Note: We will begin accepting applications in spring 2014.