Art Education Post-Baccalaureate Certification

Certificate Requirements: 21 Credit Hours

The Post-Baccalaureate, Non-Degree Teaching Certificate program is designed for individuals who want to teach art and hold an undergraduate art degree or graduate art degree with sufficient coursework. The program leads to Georgia teaching certification at the T-4 level.

This teacher certification program, in the field of art for all grades (P-12), is offered through the College of Education in partnership with the department.

Individuals can start this program in any semester. There is no firm application deadline, but we encourage applicants to apply as early as possible.

Program of Study

Credit Hours
Required Courses
Professional Education Courses9
Instruction-Based Assessment
Foundations of Technology-Enabled Learning
Introduction to Special Education
Art Education Courses8
Issues in Art Education
Art in the Elementary Grades
Art in the Middle and Second Grades
Graduate Internship
Total Credit Hours21

Additional Program Requirements

A full-time, semester-long field-based graduate internship (student teaching) is under the tutelage of a university supervisor. This internship cannot begin until all other required courses have been completed.


Graduate students are advised by their program. Graduate students should reach out to their graduate program director for information regarding the structures in place to facilitate advisement. For more information visit the Graduate Academic Advisement catalog page.

Graduate students can also contact the Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies for more information about their program director.
Phone: 912-478-COGS (2647)