Become a faculty member

Have your job and teach it too

Do you have what it takes to become a University of Phoenix faculty member?

Advanced degree? Check. In-depth knowledge? Check. The desire to empower people by sharing your passion and experience? Double-check. If this sounds like you, you may meet the criteria to become a faculty member at University of Phoenix.

Qualifications for teaching at University of Phoenix

Although course requirements vary from program to program, the minimum criteria for teaching courses at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral level are:

Rewards of teaching at University of Phoenix

As a faculty member, you’ll be challenged to provide a purposeful curriculum to prepare your working learners for greater success in the real world. Some of the rewards of being a faculty member at University of Phoenix are the abilities to:

  • Teach part time without interrupting your full-time career.
  • Know you’re making a difference sharing your wisdom with students who will benefit from your experience.
  • Connect with all of your students — in a classroom or online — with our smaller class sizes.
  • Expand your own knowledge base as you study course materials, read texts, review student research and facilitate class discussions.
  • Improve your communication and leadership skills while you’re presenting course materials and answering questions.
  • Network with other professionals in your field by not only teaching them, but also interacting with them on a peer-to-peer level.

The teaching experience

Start the process

Interested in becoming a faculty member at University of Phoenix? If you meet the qualifications we've outlined, we invite you to select from the following options you're interested in teaching:

Bachelor's and master's ›
Military overseas ›

Associates ›
Bachelor's, master's and doctoral ›




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