Stephen F. Austin State University

Teacher Certification

For more information on Certifications at SFA as well as the most current information, visit the Office of Assessment and Accountability.

SFA offers numerous programs in which students are able to acquire Teacher Certification as an Undergraduate at SFA, as detailed below:

ELEMENTARY Certifications

Core Subjects EC-6

Core Subjects 4-8

4-8 English/Language Arts/Reading

4-8 Mathematics

4-8 Science

4-8 Social Studies

SECONDARY Certifications

Agriculture Science and Technology (6-12) *

Business Education (6-12) *

Chemistry (7-12) *

Dance (8-12)

English/Language Arts/Reading (7-12) *

Family & Consumer Sciences (6-12)

History (7-12) *

Hospitality, Nutrition & Food Services (8-12)

Human Development & Family Studies (8-12)

Life Science (7-12) *

Mathematics (7-12) *

Physical Science (6-12) *

Social Studies (7-12) *

Speech (7-12) *

Technology Applications (8-12) *

ALL LEVEL (EC-12) Certifications

Art *

Deaf & Hard of Hearing

French-LOTE *


Music *

Physical Education (Kinesiology)

Spanish - LOTE *

Special Education

Theatre *

*The Student Services and Advising Center advises these categorized students for their Teaching concentration or Teaching minor only. Please contact the advisor of your major for information on your non-Education related courses. For advising information, please email Julie Pipes at Be sure to include the following in your email to be assisted as quickly as possible:

Full Name:

SFA Campus ID:


Semester you are seeking advising for:

----PLEASE NOTE: If you prefer an in-person advising session, you can schedule a session with Julie Pipes through your mySFA Advising tab (effective Jan 4. 2016) See our home page for Appts scheduled in December.

For information on Certification, Student Teaching, Testing or LiveText contact the Office of Assessment and Accountability.