The application for the program can be found here
Admissions for HPE and Art Education programs are currently open.
Admissions for all other programs for Fall 2013 are being accepted from February 11 to March 1, 2013 (including Early Childhood/Special Ed, Middle Grades Ed, & P12 (EXCEPT HPE)/Secondary Ed programs)
Associate of Science
The School of Business, Education, Health & Wellness offers an Associate of Science Degree program in Early Childhood Education (ECE) for those individuals interested in working as a paraprofessional with children in grades (P – 5). This degree provides a strong educational foundation for those individuals who want to continue their formal education.
Bachelor of Science
The School of Business, Education, Health & Wellness offers the Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education (grades P – 5) leading to Georgia’s Teacher certification requirements. The Program is a cohort program, i.e., students accepted into the Program take all coursework together over a two year period. Both the specific sequence and time of the courses are systematically structured to provide for optimal learning and effective educational field/clinical experiences. Through the completion of this degree program, students will receive a Georgia elementary teacher certification, reading endorsement, and ESOL endorsement.
GSC offers a traditional degree program only. People who have already earned a BA or BS or higher degree in a major outside of education must access the 'alternative preparation' link on the GA Professional Standards Commission homepage. If you already have a BS degree, please go to: gapsc.org and click on Georgia Teacher Alternative Preparation Program (GTAPP) for information about certification programs without completing an additional degree.
Gainesville State College Teacher Education Preparation Unit's candidates are caring and reflective decision makers who are committed to maximizing all students' development as contributing citizens in a diverse and democratic society. They balance professional dispositions and content knowledge with pedagogical skills as they collaboratively interact with students, families, educators, and the community.