College of Education
About the College of Education
The landscape of education is changing. As a new or current teacher, you must know how to individualize instruction, address Common Core State Standards and incorporate technology into your lesson plans. If you want to impact student learning and successfully navigate these issues in your classroom, you’ll find the resources and support you need in ours.
The College of Education offers degree programs ranging from elementary and secondary education to administration and corporate training. No matter which you choose, you’ll find programs taught by faculty members with an average 17 years of classroom experience. Prepare for certification in your state with curricula aligned with national standards. Then get to work shaping lives.
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*Maryland residents completing undergraduate degree programs will earn an emphasis rather than a concentration in a particular area of study.
While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.
University of Phoenix initial degree programs lead to teaching certification (Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Level, Secondary and Special Education) in certain states. The College of Education offers state-approved initial programs in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah. University of Phoenix advanced degree programs (Administration & Supervision, Curriculum & Instruction/Reading, and Teacher Leadership) may lead to certification in some states. The College of Education offers state-approved advanced programs in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Utah. Individual programs vary by state, and not all programs are available at all locations or in both online and on-campus modalities.
Candidates may request an institutional recommendation upon successful completion of their program (academic and program requirements). Candidates should check with their state agency for any state-specific requirements, including the acceptability of the University's initial programs in any state in which they intend to seek licensure or certification. Program requirements are subject to change based on state certification requirements. Please speak to a campus representative for a listing of programs available at each campus location.