Educator Preparation Institute

The Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) is a fast-track Pre-K through 12 teacher preparation program that provides an opportunity to use your Bachelor's degree to become a teacher in less than a year.

Program Details

  • Designed to be completed in less than a year and provides a pathway to teacher certification.
  • The program is comprised of three parts: coursework, field experience and three state exams.
  • Classes are offered in a combination of evening and Saturday with online components included in each course.
  • Visit our EPI Faculty and Staff.

EPI Curriculum and Course Descriptions

Office Location
Brandon Campus Technology Building (BTEC), Room 116 
Phone 813.253.7983

Office Hours
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

EPI Program Information

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Contact Information
Staff Assistant II
BTEC 116
Part-Time Advanced Technician
BTEC 116