If you do not already have a current Statement of Status of Eligibility from the Florida Department of Education, you will have to apply for one. The application fee for this is $75.00 for each subject-area requested. Directions on how to apply for your Statement of Eligibility are in the application packet on a separate sheet of paper.

Now is the time to begin your application process. It may take six to eight weeks to receive a Statement of Eligibility from the Department of Education.


Important note: You will need to provide a copy of your “ELIGIBLE” Statement of Eligibility with your application packet.

Take and pass your General Knowledge Exam and your Subject Area Exam. Information about the exams is included in the application packet.


Important note: You will need to provide a copy of official score report showing that you passed the General Knowledge Exam and your Subject Area Exam with your application packet.

After completing the coursework for this degree including the school-based internship, students will be guided through the steps to apply for your Florida Professional Certificate.