Alternative Certification

Thank you for your interest in Southeastern's Alternate Certification Programs. If you have earned a Bachelor's degree in an area other than education and would like to become a certified teacher, this program is for you! We offer Master's Degree and Non-Master's/Certification-Only Options.


Certification-Only (non-degree) Options



(Biology, Business Education, Chemistry, Computer Science, English, Family and Consumer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Social Studies, Speech, Technology Education)



(Art, Foreign Lanuage, Health and Physical Education, Music)



Contact the College of Education to apply for the program and for official admission.

Email Ms. Brenda Silk at for more information.


Master's Degree Program



Contact Graduate Coordinator, Dr. Gwen Autin at


Practitioner License


Students enrolled in one of Southeastern's Alternative Programs may be eligible for a Practitioner License, which allows students to teach while working to obtain their alternate certification.