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ACADEMICS

The USFSP College of Education has many options to meet your education goals.

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops
-Henry Brooks Adams

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

BACHELOR’S OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION

Our Bachelor’s of Science in Education is unique in the state of Florida. The program results in dual certification and dual endorsements in the following areas:

  • Florida K-6 Instructional Certification
  • Florida K-12 Exceptional Student Certification
  • English for Speaker of Other Languages Endorsement
  • Reading Endorsement

Minor/Alternative Teacher Certification
PROFESSIONAL TRAINING OPTION

The Professional Training Option (PTO) in the College of Education is an approved alternative teacher certification program that leads to temporary certification. A Temporary Teaching Certificate enables educators to complete the Professional Certificate requirements while teaching full-time.

The PTO is designed for students interested in teaching at the secondary level in English, Social Science, or Science in the State of Florida.

Qualified majors include:
English, Journalism, History, Political Science, Biology, Psychology, and Environmental Science and Policy.

Candidates may be required to take additional coursework in their subject area to meet Florida Department of Education requirements.

UNDERGRADUATE CONCENTRATION IN COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS

The Concentration in Communication Sciences and Disorders is fully approved by the Florida Department of Health (DOH) for Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) Licensure.  This concentration is offered with the College of Arts and Sciences a as part of their Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences.