New Educator Preparation Institute

New Educator Preparation Institute at Ashford University Coming in 2018

The Florida State Department of Education has recently authorized Ashford University as an Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) with approval to offer two teaching credentials. 

Program Description

Ashford University’s Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) exists in the Department of Education Studies within the College of Education. The post-baccalaureate EPI will recommend candidates who successfully complete all requirements of a credential program to the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) to receive an initial elementary or secondary teaching credential in one of over 30 different certification options. 

Program Length and Number of Credits

Elementary Pathway – 33 credits, which includes an 18-week student teaching experience

Secondary Pathway – 27 credits, which includes an 18-week student teaching experience

These programs are currently pending approval from the U.S. Department of Education, so target dates are tentative. Stay tuned and check this site for more information as it becomes available. 

Program Contact

Dr. Newton Miller – Director of Teacher Education
[email protected]
1.866.974.5700 ext. 21631