Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne, Professional Development
The graduate certificate is for students seeking an alternative route to professional certification in Florida. This certificate program is a subset of the M.A.T. degree program and is designed for individuals who hold bachelor’s degrees in content areas and are current teachers with 3-year temporary teaching certificates. It consists of six graduate courses that prepare teachers for state certification. The certificate may be completed in two regular terms and a summer session. The credit hours may be applied within five years of completion to the M.A.T..
An applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in mathematics or science, or in an area in which state certification is sought, from an accredited college or university, and be currently teaching with temporary certification.
The Graduate Certificate requires passing the six courses (18 credit hours) listed below with a grade point average of at least 3.0. All courses must be taken at Florida Tech.