Mississippi Certificates

The issuance of certificates to teach in the public schools of Mississippi is an exclusive function of the Mississippi Department of Education, and the sole authority for exercising this function is vested in the state Superintendent of Education.

Qualifications and requirements for teaching certification are compiled and published by the Mississippi Department of Education. Information concerning certification may be obtained from the College of Education located in the Olympia P. Lowe Education Building, telephone number (662) 254-3618 or (662) 254-3619.