The School of Education (SOE) benefits from a strong partnership with Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) and committed faculty who serve as role models for future teachers.

Students in the education degree program gain an understanding of real-world needs for today’s teachers and schools to develop classroom environments that meet their students' social, emotional, physical and academic needs. You’ll receive integrative instruction with extensive practice in a wide range of strategies for teaching and managing classrooms. You’ll also learn data-based decision-making which enables GGC graduates to evaluate instruction quality and assess student progress.

SOE Bachelor's Degrees

Education, elementary education

Choose from elementary, middle grades and special education to earn a Bachelor of Science in education.

Discipline-specific teacher certifications tracks are also available for biology, chemistry, English, history, mathematics or political science.

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Education, middle grades education

Choose from elementary, middle grades and special education to earn a Bachelor of Science in education.

Discipline-specific teacher certifications tracks are also available for biology, chemistry, English, history, mathematics or political science.

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Education, special education

Choose from elementary, middle grades and special education to earn a Bachelor of Science in education.

Discipline-specific teacher certifications tracks are also available for biology, chemistry, English, history, mathematics or political science.

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Biology, teacher certification track

Choose from elementary, middle grades and special education to earn a Bachelor of Science in education.

Discipline-specific teacher certifications tracks are also available for biology, chemistry, English, history, mathematics or political science.

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Chemistry, teacher certification track

Choose from elementary, middle grades and special education to earn a Bachelor of Science in education.

Discipline-specific teacher certifications tracks are also available for biology, chemistry, English, history, mathematics or political science.

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English, teacher certification track

Choose from elementary, middle grades and special education to earn a Bachelor of Science in education.

Discipline-specific teacher certifications tracks are also available for biology, chemistry, English, history, mathematics or political science.

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History, teacher certification track

Choose from elementary, middle grades and special education to earn a Bachelor of Science in education.

Discipline-specific teacher certifications tracks are also available for biology, chemistry, English, history, mathematics or political science.

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Mathematics, teacher certification track

Choose from elementary, middle grades and special education to earn a Bachelor of Science in education.

Discipline-specific teacher certifications tracks are also available for biology, chemistry, English, history, mathematics or political science.

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Political science, teacher certification track

Choose from elementary, middle grades and special education to earn a Bachelor of Science in education.

Discipline-specific teacher certifications tracks are also available for biology, chemistry, English, history, mathematics or political science.

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Georgia Professional Standards Commission Approval Status

The following teacher education programs at Georgia Gwinnett College are approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission: elementary education, middle grades education, special education, and teacher certification tracks in biology, chemistry, English, history, mathematics and political science. Students completing these programs are eligible for initial teacher certification in the chosen content area.

National Accreditation

GGC’s educator preparation programs are nationally accredited through the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The National Council approved the following teacher education programs at Georgia Gwinnett College: elementary education, special education, and teacher certification tracks in biology, English, history, mathematics and political science. The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) will review the newly offered middle grades education and the chemistry teacher certification in January of 2023 with all other GGC education programs.

The GGC Educator Preparation Program Handbook

Georgia Gwinnett College's Educator Preparation Handbook is a handy summary of policies and procedures that will guide you during your enrollment in the College's Educator Preparation Program.

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