To help us get you your admission decision as quickly as possible, please submit the corresponding materials to your area of interest.
*Students can complete up to 40 non-degree credit hours
*School of Business majors must have 3.0+ GPA
**Business majors with 3.30+ overall GPA may qualify to waive the test requirement.
*Self-directed interest inventory evaluation may be required TCI 4+1:
*See if you qualify for a GRE/GMAT waiver.
*Prior to admission or within the first 12 semester hours of MAT coursework, a passing score is required on all sections of the Florida Teacher Certification Examinations. (FTCE)
**One semester of student teaching is required before graduation.
*Applicant must hold a Florida Professional Educator Certificate
*If you do not have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA from your graduate degree, please submit official Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score.
**If you have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA from your graduate degree, then you meet the requirements for a Graduate Record Exam (GRE) exemption.
*Live or virtual interview (by invitation only)
Applicants must submit official transcripts from an earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited institution of higher education with a minimum 3.00+ GPA. The GPA requirement may be waived for applicants that meet any one of the following criteria:
The GPA requirement may be waived for applicants that meet one of the following criteria:
Please note, to be eligible to receive the certificate, students must attain a minimum 3.00+ GPA.
*No more than two courses may be accepted as transient course credit for the certificate.
*If needed, these courses may also be completed at Florida Southern College.
*SpanTran (discount available), Academic Evaluation Services, Inc., Josef Silny and Associates, or World Education Services, or another similar approved transcript evaluation agency.
**A bank letter is a written statement on bank letterhead and signed by a bank official.
***Must have completed an English language training program or at least one year at an English speaking institution to waive the TOEFL/IELTS testing requirement. Our TOEFL minimum is a 79. The IELTS minimum is a 6.5.
Office of Adult and Graduate Admission
Florida Southern College
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801-5698
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