All applicants must meet the general admission requirements for consideration of enrollment and acceptance into any program of study.
The general admission requirements are as follows:
· Interview with an admissions representative
· Complete an applicant information form
· Provide Proof of Graduation (POG)
· Must be seventeen years of age or older at the time of the first class
· Ability to meet applicable program specific externship requirements
Program Specific Admission Requirements
Certain programs may require additional admission prerequisites before an applicant is considered for acceptance into a program. Additional prerequisites may include, but are not limited to, entrance exams, practicum requirements, drug screening, background investigations, previous professional licensure requirements and prerequisite course work. Please refer to the University Catalog for additional requirements.
Applicants applying for programs which require a professional license as part of the admission or progression prerequisites must have an unencumbered professional license to practice within the discipline required. The license must remain active and valid throughout enrollment. Please see the program specific section of the catalog or student handbook for further information.
Acceptable Proof of Graduation
The applicant must be a high school graduate or possess a recognized equivalent of a high school diploma. The applicant is responsible for providing verifiable proof of graduation from a high school or equivalent recognized by the United States Department of Education.
Acceptable proof of graduation documents include:
· High school diploma
· G.E.D with test scores
An academic transcript that indicates the student successfully completed at least a two year program that is acceptable for full credit toward a bachelor’s degree at any participating institution. Foreign high school diploma equivalent to a United States high school diploma. The University reserves the right to deny enrollment if a proof of graduation, in the opinion of the University, cannot be authenticated or verified.
Foreign Educated Applicants & Degree Verification
Applicants claiming degrees from outside of the United States must have their transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved NACES or AICE credentialing evaluation agency. The Florida Teacher Program with ESOL may also use an approved member of the Bureau of Education Certification.