The major in elementary education will provide students with both coursework and practical application of skills to prepare them for a career in education. Students majoring in education will also complete a 15-week student teaching internship at an approved school. The State of Florida requires that students have a passing score on the General Knowledge portion of the Florida Teacher Certification Exam in order to be admitted to any state-approved program. All students completing a Florida state-approved program must pass all portions of the FTCE, including the General Knowledge portion, Professional Education portion, and the Subject Area Exam prior to graduation. Students can now take the SAE, PED, and GK exams online. Learn More or Register
The minor in secondary education is designed for students who wish to be middle- or high-school teachers (grades 6-12). Students who wish to teach these grades must select from one of the following majors and complete the secondary education minor: Biology, Chemistry, English, French, Mathematics, Music, Physics, Spanish, Social Science (International Rel.), or Theatre.
The Department of Education offers two evening masters degrees in education through the Hamilton Holt School.
The Master of Education program at Rollins focuses on the diverse school-age population in Florida and around the world. Learn More
The Master of Arts in Teaching — Elementary Education degree at Rollins is a state-approved program designed specifically for those who want to teach in elementary schools. Learn More
A state-approved teacher education program, the Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T) is designed for students who wish to teach music (K-12). Learn More