Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Is the Brevard College teacher education program accredited?
A: Brevard College has received State accreditation from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and National accreditation from TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)
Q: Do I have to major in a subject area (i.e. English, Mathematics) in order to receive my teacher licensure?
A: As in most states you are required to major in your subject area in order to receive teacher licensure. You can choose from a variety of subject areas here at Brevard College.
Q: When can I enter the teacher education program?
A: You can begin taking education classes your first year; however, you will not apply to the teacher education program until the end of your sophomore year.
Q: What tests do I have to take in order to become a certified teacher?
A: In North Carolina you must take the PRAXIS I or have a SAT or ACT waiver. See Praxis for Waiver scores. Elementary Education students must take PRAXIS II.
Q: Can I finish my Bachelors Degree in four years if I get my teacher certification?
Q: If I receive my teacher licensure from Brevard College, will I only be able to teach in North Carolina?
A: No, if you receive your teacher licensure you may teach in other states; however, you should look at the requirements for your state. Classes and tests that may not be required in NC may be needed in other states.