Granite State College: University System of New Hampshire

Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification


The Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification (PBTC) program at Granite State College is designed for students who have completed a bachelor's degree and are seeking New Hampshire Teaching Certification. The PBTC program offers teacher certification with concentrations in the critical shortage area for teachers in the State of NH.

We also offer additional certifications for already certified teachers. Those holding an initial teaching certification can earn additional or advanced certifications in as few as 16-24 credits.





Initial Certifications

Additional Certifications

Advanced Certifications
for General Special
Education Teachers

  • General Special Education (K-12)
  • General Special Education (K-12)/Elementary Education (K-8)
  • Early Childhood Special Education (0-age 8)/Early Childhood Education (N-grade 3)
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) (K-12)
  • Mathematics (Grades 5-8)
  • Secondary Mathematics (Grades 7-12)
  • General Special Education (K-12)
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (K-12)
  • Reading and Writing Teacher (K-12)
  • Reading and Writing Specialist (K-12)*
  • Early Childhood Special Education (0-age 8)
  • Elementary Education (K-8)
  • Early Childhood Education (N-3)
  • Mathematics (Grades 5-8)
  • Secondary Mathematics (Grades 7-12)

*Two years of classroom teaching experience and a master's degree required for certification.

  • Specific Learning Disabilities (LD)
  • Intellectual Developmental Disabilities (IDD))
  • Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities (EBD)

*Please review the GSC School of Education Program Requirements.


Interested in becoming a teacher? Attend an upcoming Information Session at one of the following GSC campuses:



Portsmouth April 3, June 19
Nashua April 10, June 12
Conway April 17, June 26
Manchester April 24, July 10
Rochester May 1, July 10
Claremont Feb 19, May 8, July 31
Littleton Feb 20, May 15, Aug 7
Lebanon Feb 24, May 19, Aug 4

Sessions are held from:

  • 2:30-3:30 p.m. (undergraduate)
  • 3:30-5:00 p.m. (PBTC)

Pre-registration is required. To register, call 603.822.5431, or email Beth Hoyt-Flewelling.


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