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Program at a Glance

College of Community Innovation and Education
Teacher Education, Schl of
$212.28 per credit hour
$748.89 per credit hour

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The Teacher Education B.S. - Physical Education program is appropriate for students interested in opportunities for employment with formal, K-12 schools that require certification.

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Admission Requirements

  • Complete the University General Education requirements or its equivalent, i.e., an AA degree from an approved Florida College System or State Univesity System institution.
  • Have a minimum 2.5 overall GPA.
  • Complete EDF 2005 - Introduction to the Teaching Profession with a minimum letter grade of "C-" (1.75) or better.
  • Meet the Gordon Rule Requirement.
  • Meet the Foreign Language Admission Requirement.
  • Pass all four parts of the General Knowledge Test (no alternatives or waivers are accepted).

Degree Requirements

  • Students should see an advisor prior to registering for classes.
  • The courses designated in 1 (UCF General Education Program), 2 (Education Common Program Prerequisites), and 3 (Core Requirements: Basic Level) should be completed prior to admission to the major and upper division education courses.
  • Education Track: This is a state-approved, initial teacher preparation program designed in compliance with Florida Statutes and State Board of Education Rule 6A-5.066. Degree requirements are subject to change based on state mandates.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

May 1
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Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
  • 3rd Grade Reading Teacher
  • 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher
  • Bilingual Kindergarten Teacher
  • Counselor Education Professor
  • Elementary School Band Director
  • Grades 1 Thru 5 Teacher
  • Head Start Teacher
  • High School French Teacher
  • High School Music Director
  • Junior High School Teacher
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Literacy Education Professor
  • Mathematics Education Professor
  • Middle School PE Teacher
  • Middle School Science Teacher
  • Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Primary Education Professor
  • Science Education Professor
  • Secondary Education Professor
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