Office of Student Services and Teacher Certification

Office of Student Services and Teacher Certification

Professional studies in the College of Education are based on a model that recognizes and prepares teachers as professional educators. The school is committed to providing challenging opportunities for a diverse learning community in a nurturing environment. It is the vision of the College of Education to prepare competentcommitted, and reflective professional educators.

The AUM College of Education teacher certification programs are designed to ensure that program graduates are competent, committed and reflective. These programs are in compliance with the Alabama Teacher Certification Code. In addition, we offer an (need the school of education assurance/guarantee policy) that articulates its guarantee with regards to graduates of the teacher education programs.

This section includes information about the transition points for students in teacher education programs, the Alabama Educator Certification Testing Program, and required actions for each step of the process.

Please note that all professional education courses (i.e. methods, foundations, and orientations) related to teacher certification must be taken and completed successfully at Auburn University Montgomery.  The College of Education will not accept professional education courses from a transfer institution.


The AUM College of Education recognizes that the development of a competent, committed, and reflective educator means the development of a Professional Educator.

Professional Education

Entry into professional education requires an overall GPA of 2.75


Field & Lab Experience
Please submit the completed application to your professor/instructor by appropriate due date.


  • Requirements for Internship Application
  • Professional Internship Manual (Undergraduates and Alternative Master’s)
    The contents of the Professional Internship Manual pro–de materials, including internship application, common to teacher preparation internship for Auburn University at Montgomery College of Education. Some COE programs have supplemental program-specific materials.

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Teacher Certification

Please note program graduates who delay obtaining Alabama certification may be subject to changes made in teacher certification requirements between the time of graduation and the time of the certification request. If an individual is not recommended for certification within five years (60 calendar months) of program completion, the individual will be required to complete current approved program requirements.

Contact Information:

Certification office is in Education building third floor, Room 301

Molly Pollard

Sr. Certification Officer & Field Experience Manager
Phone: 334-244-3458
Fax:     334-244-3835

Mailing Address:
Office of Student Services and Teacher Certification
P O Box 244023
Montgomery, AL  36124-4023

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