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.

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Course Descriptions

Course will run from June 8-26, 2015 with classes starting at 8 a.m.

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

HPR 480 Introduction to Driver Education

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

HPR 483L Driver Education Laboratory

HPR 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 with USM's Admissions Office. Online admission applications are available at or copies can be obtained at the Admissions Office. Once accepted, the student 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 22, 2015. 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 Jewel Adams, Senior Secretary

P: (601)-266-5358 Email:

Last Updated: January 16, 2015