Education Program Completion Requirements
Candidates are recommended for the Georgia educator certificate only upon successful completion of the teacher education program and a passing score on the appropriate certification test of the teaching field content, as required for certification by the Professional Standards Commission. Candidates must meet the following requirements for successful completion of the teacher education program:
- See specific bachelor’s degree program as applicable.
- Complete SPED 3713 (Special Education programs only) or SPED 3715, or department approved alternative to meet the special education requirement of Georgia House Bill 671.
- Students must make a grade of C or better in all professional education sequence courses, in teaching field (content) courses, and in supporting courses for the teaching field, including Area F of the Core. (See program sheets.)
- Student must satisfactorily complete all field experiences, including exhibiting responsible professional behavior at the field placement sites and in interactions with peers, faculty, and students.