Florida Teacher Certification Examinations

Admission Requirements

For admission into the Educator Preparation Institute program (EPI), students must pass the following Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) and submit a copy of the official FTCE Test Score Report of passing scores for the following exams:

  • Subject Area Examination
    • FLDOE Certificate Subjects
  • General Knowledge Test (all four subtests: Essay, English Language Skills (ELS)Reading, Mathematics)
    • General Knowledge Test Resource Materials

Note: Completion of a master’s degree or higher from an accredited post-secondary institution recognized by the Florida Department of Education will satisfy the General Knowledge requirement.

Graduation Requirements

In the final semester of the program, students should register to take the following final section of the Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) and submit a copy of the official FTCE Score Report of a passing score to the EPI Director in order to graduate from the EPI program.

  • Professional Education Test
    • Professional Education Test Resource Materials

Note: Full-time Florida public school teachers who have earned a highly effective rating per their performance evaluation under s. 1012.34 F.S., may use it to satisfy the Professional Education Test requirement.

Learn More

Learn more about the Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) and register for an examWhen registering for the exam, the results of the Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) can be requested to be sent to Pasco-Hernando State College.

Note: When registering for the exam, the results of the Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) can be requested to be sent to Pasco-Hernando State College.