Educator Preparation Institute (EPI)

Approved by the Florida Department of Education, the Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) is designed for students who currently hold a baccalaureate or higher degree (noneducation major). Admission to the program is contingent upon receiving a Status of Eligibility letter from the Florida Department of Education verifying the student's eligibility to teach in the State of Florida. Upon successful completion of a planned program of 21 institutional credits and upon passing the General Knowledge, Professional Educator and Subject Area tests, students will be eligible to apply for a Professional Teaching Certificate from the State of Florida.