Stephen F. Austin State University

Educator Preparation

For more information on Certifications at SFA as well as the most current information, visit the Office of Assessment and Accountability or email Katie Snyder, SFA Certification Officer, at

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, Food and Natural Resources (6-12) *

Chemistry (7-12) *

Dance (6-12)

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) *

ALL LEVEL (EC-12) Certifications

Art *

Deaf & Hard of Hearing

French-LOTE *

Music *

Physical Education (Kinesiology)

Spanish - LOTE *

Special Education

Technology Applications*

Theatre *

*EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2016 - All SED certification students seeking assistance with their SED minor/concentration advising or degree plan review, will do so in the Department of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership - McKibben 404.

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