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Subject Area Knowledge

You may demonstrate mastery of Subject Area Knowledge as follows:

  • For Bachelor's degree level subjects: Achievement of a passing score on the appropriate subject area examination* earned since July 1, 2002

  • For Master's degree level subjects: Completion of the required degree and content courses listed in State Board rule for the subject and achievement of a passing score on the appropriate Florida subject area examination*

  • For all subject areas:
    • Hold a valid standard certificate in the subject area applied for from a US state or territory (the certificate must be comparable to the Florida certificate in the same subject), or
    • Hold a valid certificate in the subject area applied for issued by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (See Chart) or the American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence

*Note: There are a few subject areas for which no examination has been developed. For these areas the Bureau will provide you with specific instructions for completing subject requirements after you have applied for a certificate.