Certification and Endorsements


After graduation, teacher candidates who have satisfied the certification requirements will be recommended by the certification official to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) to begin the certification process.

Certification requirements

To be recommended for certification, a candidate must have:

How to apply for certification

See the instructions below to learn how to apply for initial certification, how to add an additional field to your certification, and how to upgrade your certification.

If you have any questions, contact Mrs. Carlene Sherman, Certification Official, at 478.301.2575 or sherman_cs@mercer.edu.