Depending on where you are in your teacher journey, certificate programs can provide the relevant skills you need to take the next step. You can choose to become a teacher faster by taking one of our alternative licensure certificates. Or, 如果你已经是一名有执照的教师, you could consider our post master's certificates to build skills in areas like leadership, 技术, 或者课程和教学.
Balance it all by taking one course at a time. Learn 从 instructors who average 24 years of professional experience. And get support beyond your degree — our program support specialist can help you navigate teacher licensure and credentialing requirements.
As a College of 教育 alternative certificate student, you’ll have access to resources that explain professional expectations, 临床经验, 临床实践, 实习, edTPA等等.
We’ve locked in our affordable tuition for the duration of your education certificate. So, you can count on your tuition to be as dependable as your education.
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No. A certificate program typically focuses on a specific body of knowledge and is usually much shorter in length. 证书 are a great option if you’re looking for specific knowledge or already have a degree and want to build skills outside of that program. And if you already have a bachelor’s degree and want to become a licensed teacher, our Graduate Alternative Pathway 教育 certificates provide you with an accelerated path to the classroom if you have a bachelor’s degree. 了解更多关于州执照的信息 here.
If you’re on the fence about taking on a doctoral degree, our Post Master’s 证书 allow you to take five courses 从 the core program. If you decide to move forward, the courses can be applied to the Doctor of 教育 (EdD) program. This gives you a route to continue to grow professionally while gaining skills to improve student achievement through research. Our Post Master’s certificates do not lead to licensure.
这取决于证书. The Graduate Alternative Pathway 教育 certificates take a little over a year to complete, and the Post Master’s 证书 take about 10 months.
We have three Graduate Alternative Pathway 教育 certificates that are designed for career changers seeking preparation for initial teacher licensure.* 了解更多关于州执照的信息.
The Post Master’s 证书 are designed to apply toward the Doctor of 教育 degree at University of Phoenix. The certificates are aligned to the focus areas of the EdD.
Students who complete a Graduate Alternative Pathway 教育 Certificate in Elementary or Secondary 教育 从 University of Phoenix are eligible to apply completed coursework 从 the certificate program to fulfill requirements of a respective Master of Arts in 教育/Elementary Teacher 教育 or Master of Arts in 教育/Secondary Teacher 教育 degree program.