NOTICE: The College of Education is closely monitoring General Knowledge (GK) Exam availability and is awaiting additional guidance from the state. We are extending our deadline to submit official passing GK scores to August 15, 2020 and will work with students on a case-by-case basis. To ensure we receive your GK scores in a timely manner, you must request to have your GK scores sent to Florida State University at the time of exam registration. If you have any questions about your undergraduate application, please contact Frank Amidon. If you need assistance in preparing for the GK Exam, please contact Mia Hines and review our FTCE Test Prep site.
Combined BS/MS Degree Pathway Requirements
Prospective students for Elementary Education, English Education, Social Science Education, Special Education Teaching and Visual Disabilities Education must meet the following requirements for admission:
All prospective students must meet the following minimum requirements for admission:
The FTCE General Knowledge Exam (GK Exam) is a state-mandated entrance exam for all Educator Preparation programs in the State of Florida. No student may be admitted to an Educator Preparation program without official passing scores on all four sections on the GK Exam. There are no exceptions to this policy.
See FTCE General Knowledge Exam Information Sheet for additional details.
NOTICE: Due to the recent closure of FTCE test centers in Florida, the deadline to submit official passing FTCE General Knowledge Exam scores is now August 1, 2020.
All applicants (including transfer students) must submit an Educator Preparation application. Please use the links below to submit your application. Application deadlines are noted for each program. The Tallahassee campus programs only accept applications for the Fall semester.
If you have any questions about your application or the admissions process, please contact Mr. Frank Amidon in the Office of Academic Services & Intern Support (OASIS) at (850) 644-3767 or via email.