Driver Education Certification Program

driver education certification


Driver Education Certification is an "add-on" certification for education majors, coaches and teachers.

The series of courses offered will allow an educator with a valid Mississippi teaching license to add the Driver Education endorsement to his or her license. Students who intend to teach in other states are responsible for meeting the other states' requirements.

More information is available in the program packet. Click here to download the packet (PDF).

Course Descriptions

Course will run from June 6-24, 2015 with classes starting at 8 a.m.

The Driver Education courses, KIN 480-484, may be taken simultaneously and can be completed in three weeks.

KIN 480 Introduction to Driver Education

KIN 483 Methods of Driver and Traffic Safety Education, concurrent enrollment in KIN 483L required

KIN 483L Driver Education Laboratory

KIN 484 Simulation in Driver Education

Admission and Registration

Students who wish to enroll in these courses for academic credit must meet Southern Miss admission requirements.

Students are required to apply for admission with the Southern Miss Admissions office. Online admission applications are available at or copies can be obtained at the Admissions Office. Once admitted, the participant will be able to register for these courses. Current Southern Miss students are encouraged to register through SOAR. The registration deadline for academic credit is May 27, 2016.   For your convenience, please make every effort to complete your admission or readmission registration process prior to that date.


For questions or concerns, please contact Megan Marlowe

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