Initial Certification or Adding a New Field to a Certificate (Including Endorsements)

If You Are Seeking Initial Certification:

First, create a MyPSC account, if you have not already done so.

If you are seeking initial certification in Georgia, you must complete and gather the following forms and documents:

Submit all of the above forms and documents to the College of Education’s Office of Academic Assistance & Graduate Admissions, Attention: Certification Officer:

Georgia State University
Attn: Certification Officer
Office of Academic Assistance & Graduate Admissions
P.O. Box 3977
Atlanta, GA  30302-3977

or in person at:
College of Education Building, 30 Pryor Street, Suite 300, Atlanta 30303

The university Certification Officer verifies that you have completed all requirements for certification, and will sign the Approved Program Recommendation form. The Certification Officer will then submit your entire application packet to the Georgia PSC. You may monitor your certification status with your MyPSC account.

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If You Are Adding a New Field or Endorsement:

First, create a MyPSC account, if you have not already done so.

If you are adding a new field or endorsement to your current Georgia certification, you must complete and gather the following forms and documents:

In addition, if you are adding a new field to your current certificate, you must also 

Submit only your Approved Program Recommendation form to:

Georgia State University
Attn: Certification Officer
Office of Academic Assistance & Graduate Admissions
P.O. Box 3977
Atlanta, GA  30302-3977

or in person at:
College of Education Building, 30 Pryor Street, Suite 300, Atlanta 30303

The university Certification Officer verifies that you have completed all requirements for adding a new field or endorsement to your current certification, and will sign the Approved Program Recommendation form and submit it to the Georgia PSC.

You must submit the Application for Certification, Verification of Lawful Presence and Affidavit, and your final official GSU transcript (if you are adding a new field to your current certificate), directly to the Georgia PSC:

Georgia Professional Standards Commission
200 Piedmont Ave., Suite 1702
Atlanta, GA  30334-9032

You may monitor your certification status with your MyPSC account.

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