Graduate Certificate in Financial Literacy Education

University of Georgia
Degree Level Certificate
Total Credit Hours 15
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Program Description

The vision and mission of the UGA Financial Planning program and the Mary Frances Early College of Education in the Graduate Certificate in Financial Literacy Education program is to prepare students to teach financial literacy in grades 6-12 by meeting the standards of the Ga PSC.  Students will meet the standards adapted from the Voluntary National Content Standards in Economics (2021) and Personal Finance Standards (2021) from the Council for Economic Education. By completing the graduate certificate students will complete courses that support content knowledge in the fundamentals of Economic Decision Making; Personal Finance; Microeconomics; Macroeconomics and International issues.

Admissions Information

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements for the Online Graduate Certificate in Financial Literacy Education

(1) an undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or higher

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Additional Admission Requirements for Certified Teachers seeking the Endorsement.

(1) candidate’s valid, T-4 or higher Professional, Advanced Professional, or Lead Professional teaching certificate and (2) course grades of C or higher in all courses within a degree program prior to application for endorsement entry

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Program Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges