Teachers and Non-Teachers
Good news! The Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) offers courses online. Field Experience is completed in a brick-and-mortar school. The program may be completed in 7 to 9 months.
To be considered for admission to the program, applicant must have a passing Florida Teacher Certification Exam (FTCE) Subject Area exam, and a Statement of Eligibility (SOE) obtained by applying to the Florida Department of Education. The General Knowledge FTCE exam must be passed as a prerequisite to register for EPI0020 Professional Foundations course, EPI0030 Diversity course, and EPI0095 Field Experience course. The Professional Education FTCE exam will need to be passed before program completion to be eligible for a Professional Teaching Certificate.