Art Education Post-Baccalaureate Certification

Offered on the Armstrong Campus, 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 College of Arts and Humanities (Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art).


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


All admissions questions about the letter of intent, initial disposition assessments, GACE testing and exemptions, and the background check or employment verification form should be directed to Greg Dziuban, College of Education graduate admissions coordinator, at 912.344.2568 or

All admissions questions about the application, application fee, transcripts, immunizations and lawful presence should be directed to Graduate Admissions at 912.344.2798 or

All questions about the program and sufficient academic preparation should be directed to the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art at 912-478-5358.

Required Courses

The program of study consists of eight (8) required courses totaling 24 semester hours. Coursework consists of professional education classes, art education courses and an internship.

Professional Education Courses (11 Hours)
EDUC 6000 – Professional Orientation to Teaching 3 online
EDUC 6100 – Technology Applications for Teachers 2
EDUC 6200 – Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment 3
EDUC 6300 – Students with Disabilities 3 online
Art Education Courses (9 hours)
ARTS 5400G – Art in Elementary Grades 3
ARTS 5410G – Art in the Middle and Secondary Grades 3
ARTS 5300G – Issues in Art Education 3
Internship (4 hours)
ARTS 6750 – Graduate Internship 4
Total 24 hours

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.

EDUC face-to-face courses are offered at night. ARTS courses are offered in the daytime only. Not all courses are offered every semester. For example, the internship is offered only during the fall and spring semesters and during the day — when schools are in session.

Last updated: 3/29/2018

Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art • PO Box 8032 • Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-5358 •