Military Veterans Certification Pathway

Effective July 1, 2022, Florida will issue a 5-year Temporary Certificate for military veterans who have not yet earned their bachelor’s degrees if they meet certain criteria:

  • Minimum of 48 months of active duty military service with an honorable/medical discharge on DD214;
  • Minimum of 60 college credits with a 2.5 grade point average on an official transcript;
  • Passing score on a Florida subject area examination for bachelor’s level subjects which demonstrates mastery of subject area knowledge;
  • Employment in a Florida school district, including charter schools, with an assigned mentor; and 
  • Cleared background screening.

Click here for more information on military veterans' certification pathway.