The UCF School of Teacher Education provides quality professional education programs to students entering careers as educators and trainers and to practicing teachers seeking to enhance their professional knowledge and skills through advanced studies. The school offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Early Childhood Development and Education, Elementary Education, Exceptional Student Education and Secondary Education with subject-area specialization options. Several minors and graduate certificate programs are available.

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Whether you are looking to prepare for a career in education or advance your knowledge and skills, the School of Teacher Education has a program for you.

To add to your degree, see our minors and certificates.

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Academic Programs

The school’s educator preparation programs are approved by the Florida Department of Education.

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