Earn your education degree from SPC

Choosing how to prepare yourself to meet the demands and rewards of a career in education is an important career decision. St. Petersburg College offers one of Florida's exemplary teacher preparation programs through its College of Education, where our bachelor's degrees prepare you to become a Florida Certified teacher for grades K-12.

Now offered through the College of Education

female teacher in front of a class wearing a black jacket in front of an american flagAs demand grows for leaders in education, SPC has launched certificates and bachelor's degrees in critical areas.

Share your expertise and passion as a teacher

teacher smilingDesigned for those with a non-education bachelor's degree or higher, our Educator Preparation Institute provides a fast-track certification program that only takes one year to complete.

Fill a critical shortage

Since 2010, the State Board of Education has considered reading and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) critical teacher shortage areas. Our bachelor's degrees in Elementary Education and Exceptional Student Education prepare you for certification in these areas, which are now factored into districts' salary schedules.

SPC Teacher Continuing Ed

Strong partners make for great experience

Pinellas County Schools

St. Petersburg College has a rich legacy of partnering with Pinellas County Schools. Through these relationships, students in SPC's College of Education programs gain invaluable experience in Pinellas County Schools classrooms and settings.

Keep your credentials current

SPC Teacher Continuing Ed

We offer programs to help teachers with certification, recertification and other continuing education requirements.

Work in early childhood

Our certificates, A.A. transfer plan and bachelor's degree focused on early childhood education prepare you for a variety of careers in education that do not require certification.


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