PHSC Facts and Figures

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Be certified in as few as seven months

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Two semester sequential program length

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Field Experience


Complete a 12 week field experience course with 90 classroom hours

For those who have always wanted to teach, love challenges or are seeking a fulfilling new career, PHSC’s state-approved Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) is an option to consider. The EPI program at PHSC is an online, nine month program leading to Florida Professional Certification. The Institute is primarily for students with a non-education bachelor's degree or higher who want to become Florida certified teachers. 

By enrolling in the Educator Preparation Institute, participants will gain a solid foundation in classroom management, pedagogy, and instructional strategies that will enable you to enter the classroom with the skills and confidence needed to be a successful teacher.

Admissions and Registration

Click here for the EPI application and information packet