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$27,000 - $43,000

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Master's Degree

Georgia State University

Certification

One or two years

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Certification Information

In Georgia, corps members must obtain a non-renewable teaching certificate by passing the GACE in their assigned content area. District, state, and Teach For America policy require all corps members to enroll in an approved certification program during their first year of teaching and complete an approved certification program during their two-year commitment.

Common Certification Questions

How is teaching certification structured in this state/region? 
Certification can be earned in 1-2 years through Teach For America or Georgia State University. Teacher Leadership Development Program (in-house certification program) is 1 year. Georgia State certification plus M.A.T. is 2 years and 1 summer.

Is it possible to complete a master's degree at the end of the two years? 
Yes, if certification is pursued through Georgia State University.

Is a master's degree required? 
No

Partner Universities 
Georgia State University