This program is designed primarily for professionals who aspire to provide educational leadership. The purpose of the program is to develop and enhance the functional capability of educational leaders. The degree is designed to meet the educational needs of regional place-bound, full-time employed professionals who will be selected from a wide range of educational backgrounds. These backgrounds include, but are not limited to, public school personnel, community college and university personnel, social and health related personnel, and military personnel. Contact the division for information about the certificate.
Program Specializations: Elementary Education Comprehensive; Middle Level Education Comprehensive; Primary Education Comprehensive; Secondary Education Comprehensive; Educational Professional; and Reading Instruction.
The University of West Florida is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association. The College of Professional Studies (all Professional Education/ Teacher Education Programs) is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).