Academics: Majors and Programs

Teacher Preparation Programs With Certification

The Education Department’s teacher preparation programs are accredited under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Standards through the CAEP Accreditation System. The teacher preparation programs are also 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 Department 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.  

Teacher Preparation Programs with Certification
Approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission

Early Childhood Education: Students major in Early Childhood Education (Course Sequence) for preparation for teacher certification in Early Childhood Education, grades preschool – 5.
Secondary Education: Students major in one of the following subject areas for preparation for teacher certification in grades 6-12: Chemistry, English,  History, Mathematics, Physics and Political Science.
Preschool—12th Grade Education: Students major in Spanish for preparation for teacher certification in Spanish.