Share your passion for learning with others

Earn your teaching degree – and give the gift of learning

Learn how to empower others with a degree in education. Earn your teaching degree and take steps toward your future one class at a time.

With our on-campus and online teaching degree programs, you’ll learn through a curriculum and flexible class schedules designed with your busy life in mind.  Developed by veteran teachers, our programs reflect the latest industry standards and remain relevant to what’s happening in today’s classroom. You’ll build upon your communication, information utilization and collaboration skills to enhance your abilities to effectively lead a classroom of students. Whether you’re looking for a degree in early childhood education or high school administration, we’ll help you prepare for teacher certification in your state with curricula that meets national standards.

You care about education — both your own and that of those around you. Elevate your teaching abilities and gain valuable leadership skills by earning your teaching degree online or on-campus with one of our education programs.



Explore our teaching degree programs online or on-campus – and follow your passion for sharing education with others:




Bachelor of Science in Education/Elementary Teacher Education:

Designed to prepare you for teacher licensure, this elementary education degree program is available online. It will help you guide student development and learning as an elementary teacher. Since this program includes student teaching, you’ll learn the skills and knowledge needed to make a positive impact in the lives of children. The program aligns with state and national standards, ensuring you get a degree that will help you succeed in today’s classroom.



Bachelor of Science in Education/Early Childhood Education:

With this online teaching degree program, you’ll explore a range of early education fundamentals, including field-based student teaching, to help prepare you for working with children. The curriculum includes all of the essential elements required to help prepare you for teacher licensure in the field of early childhood education. You’ll learn State Standards and child development and learning – with a curriculum that’s aligned with the Interstate Teaching Assessment and Support Consortium’s (InTASC) model core teaching standards and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) standards.





Master of Arts in Education/Elementary Teacher Education:

Earn this teaching degree online or at a campus near you – and build upon your existing knowledge to become a poised and effective elementary education teacher. The curriculum focuses on the professional competence and values – and critical-thinking, problem-solving and communication skills needed to prepare you for a career teaching children. The coursework is aligned with national standards and blends academic theory, field experience and student teaching.




Master of Arts in Education/Secondary Teacher Education:

Do you want to make an impact in the lives of our next generation of leaders? If empowering today’s youth with a quality education motivates you, this degree in teaching can lead to an inspiring career as a high school teacher in your area of expertise. Build upon your communication and collaboration skills, while adding curriculum, instructional and assessment skills to your capabilities. Through relevant coursework and faculty support and guidance, you’ll be prepared to take the edTPA assessment.




Master of Arts in Education/Special Education:

Are you passionate about helping exceptional students achieve their dreams?  This on-campus and online teaching degree program focuses on diagnosis and assessment of disabilities, providing you with the inclusion strategies to become an effective educator in special education settings. Aligned with industry standards, this program blends field experience and student teaching with academic theory, preparing you to work with children with mild to moderate disabilities.



Why Phoenix?

Programs in the College of Education are designed to provide you with the tools and resources necessary to help you earn your teaching degree online or on-campus — so you can help others reach their potential. You’ll be exposed to the skills and knowledge necessary to individualize instruction and incorporate State Standards and technology into your lesson plans. Whether you’re an aspiring educator seeking initial teacher licensure or looking to enhance your teaching career, a teaching degree can help you rise to your full academic potential.

Finish your degree faster

Transfer prior college credits or have relevant work experience evaluated for potential credit.

Strong community partnerships

Our K-12 partnerships with hundreds of school districts across the nation support our student teacher candidates by providing school placements for all clinical work.

Student support

Students have the opportunity to partner with dedicated specialists with high levels of training through state licensures and other credential processes.

If you have questions about how to enroll at University of Phoenix, simply fill out the request for information form and we’ll put you in contact with an enrollment representative.

Shape the minds of others to help them better their future. Turn your passion into a career with a teaching degree.

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 Representative.