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Admission Requirements

The mission of the School of Teacher Education at Savannah State University is to prepare and empower professional educators with the knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions to teach all students in a global, diverse educational community. Upon successful completion of the program, Savannah State University teacher education graduates will possess knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions associated with the specific discipline (STEM areas). Moreover, graduates will be sensitive to diversity of students and able to utilize effective and innovative teaching strategies to maximize the teaching and learning process.

Additionally the School of Teacher Education envisions graduates who embrace dynamic educational changes impacted by technological innovations, diverse issues, and global challenges. Our graduates will be well-prepared education professionals and leaders committed to understanding and applying the most effective teaching tools and bringing forward the best in student learning. To this end, the School and its faculty are committed to quality research, exemplary teaching, collaborative partnerships and outreach activities that ensure all programs reflect the following:

S.A.I. L. > Standards-aligned, Assessment-focused, Integrated-technology, and Learner-driven outcomes.


Admission/Application Process

Students interested in teacher education must engage in the admission/application process. The process includes the following:

  1. Completion of an Application Form
  2. Submission of a successful Criminal Record Check
  3. A copy of Tort Liability Insurance
  4. Passing score on the GACE Program Admission Assessment or exemption by acceptable SAT or ACT scores
  5. Three Recommendations and three Disposition Assessments
  6. Submission of a Personal Statement
  7. An Interview with the Teacher Education Council (TEC)
  8. Completion of at least 45 semester hours of accredited college coursework
  9. Cumulative GPA of 2.50 (4.0 scale)
  10. Completion of EDUC 2110, EDUC 2120 and EDUC 2130 with grades of "C" or higher

Teacher Certification Tracks

  1. Bachelor of Science in Biology with Secondary
    (Grades 6-12) Teacher Education Certification Track
  2. Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with Secondary
    (Grades 6-12) Teacher Education Certification Track
  3. Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
    (Grades P-12) Teacher Education Certification Track
  4. Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering
    (Grades P-12) Teacher Education Certification Track

For more information about admittance into the teacher education program, contact the Office of Teacher Education at 912-358-4100.