FIVE YEAR TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM
The School of Education offers a State Approved Five Year Program for students to graduate with both the Masters in Education and Bachelors in Science. This program prepares students to teach in the State of Florida and 44 reciprocal states. Students receive both degrees upon successful completion of the program.
Teacher Education candidates complete a Program of Study closely aligned with the State of Florida Statute for Teacher Certification (Statute 6A.5006). Students in the Elementary Education Concentration, upon completion of the Program of Study are endorsed to teach Reading and ESOL. Students following the Physical Education Concentration are certified to teach in K-12 settings.
Students must apply to the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for their teacher certification at www.fldoe.org. A certification gained after graduating from a State Approved Teacher Education Program in the State of Florida holds reciprocity with 44 other states in the U.S. Upon graduation of the School of Education State Approved Teacher Education Program, official Jacksonville University transcripts provides notation of State Approved completion status.
The School of Education maintains a 100% pass rate on all FTCE Exams.