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College of Education

Empower tomorrow's leaders—show them education matters

Make your mark in society by significantly influencing the lives of others from the very young to the most experienced with an education degree from University of Phoenix.

All programs are designed to meet industry standards and prepare individuals at different career levels, ranging from career entry to career advancement. Learn from experienced educators practicing in the field who understand and share your passion.

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Learn more about earning an associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree online or on-campus. Click through to additional pages to see our full range of degree and certificate programs.

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I believe education is the greatest gift anyone can ever be given. It levels the playing field, allowing us to overcome any obstacle and opens up the limitless possibilities this world has to offer.

You have the ability to uncover and encourage the potential within others. Discover the power of your education by speaking with an Enrollment Representative.

Our College of Education programs provide you with relevant resources and one-of-a-kind support necessary to prepare you for the evolving landscape of education. Designed by instructors with an average of 19 years of educator experience, you’ll have access to considerable curriculum content and the teaching tools necessary to meet the current demands in the field of education. Take advantage of the flexibility with both on-campus and online teaching degrees.

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. 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.