Posted by William Nunnelley on 2011-01-21

Testing deadlines for admission to Samford University’s new Fifth-Year Non Traditional Secondary Graduate Program (FYNT) are approaching.  The deadline for the Alabama Prospective Teacher Testing Program (APTTP) is Feb. 4.  Deadline for the APTTP Praxis II content test is Feb. 10.

            The new FYNT program is designed for graduates of an accredited university who already have a B.A. or B.S. degree with a certifiable major in a core teaching field and desire to earn a Class A teaching certificate to teach at the secondary level of education (grades 6-12).

            Samford is admitting students now for its first class this summer.  The program accommodates people working part-time or full-time or those currently teaching with provisional certificates.  Courses will be offered in late afternoon, evening or Saturdays.

            For more information, please contact recruitment coordinator Ashley Cacioppo at or (205) 726-2947.



About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.