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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

 
Global and Comparative Education - Program Website

FAQ

Questions

Answers

Q: How long does it take to complete the course work?
A: It can take three to five semesters, depending on number of courses taken per semester.

Q: Are Scholarships available?
A: At the present time there are no scholarships specific to this program available through UCF. Contact the Office of Student Assistance about funding sources, 407-823-2827 or on-line.
Tuition reimbursement programs may be in place in some school districts.

Q: What is the cost per course?
A: Tuition information is available in the UCF on-line catalog

Q: Can I pay by credit card?
A: Yes. Information is available in the on-line catalog. You will also find instructions for using credit cards when you register on-line.

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Q: Can course work be applied to a master's degree?
A: Yes. If you apply to certain UCF master's degree programs in Education and are accepted into one of those programs, all five courses will transfer.

Q: Will I be certified upon completion of the five courses?
A: After completing the courses, you will be eligible to take the Florida Teacher Certification Exam.

Q: Can I complete the program if I am working full-time?
A: Yes. The program has been designed with this in mind!

Q: Do I have to take the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or any other exam for admission?
A: No, you do NOT have to take the GRE or any other exam.
(If you want to use the certificate program courses in a UCF master's degree program in Education you will need to provide a GRE score with your application to that master's program. )

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Q: Will these courses prepare me to take a certification exam in another state?
A: Some states accept course work done in other states, some do not. Contact the Department of Education for the state in question. The information may be available on a state web site.

Q: Will Florida certification transfer to other states?
A: Some states accept certification by other states, some do not. Contact the Department of Education for the state in question. The information may be available on a state web site.

Q: Are web-based courses available?
A: Some may be offered. Check the on-line class schedule each semester.

Q: Do I have to take all the courses at the same campus?
A: UCF students may attend classes at any of the area campus sites listed in the class schedule. There may be good reasons, though, for a school administrator to prefer that a group of teacher colleagues take the certificate program courses together at the same location.

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