North Georgia College & State University

Graduate Studies

Post-Baccalaureate Initial Teacher Certification Program



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Post-Baccalaureate Initial Teacher Certification Program

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Post-Baccalaureate Program is for students who hold a bachelors degree or above and wish to obtain a Georgia teaching certificate. This one year program includes both face to face instruction, as well as online course work. Cohorts typically meet once every other week in the evening, while concurrently completing assignments via educational, interactive websites. During their last semester, participants will complete a three week practicum and a seventeen week internship in a classroom that corresponds to their chosen content area. Each course completed earns students Professional Learning Unit (PLU) credits, not including classes taken for additional content purposes. New cohorts begin in February of each year.


University of North Georgia is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master, education specialist, and doctor of physical therapy degrees and pre-baccalaureate, post-baccalaureate, and post-master certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of University of North Georgia.

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Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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