The following programs — BSEd/E, BSEd/ECH, MAEd/TED-E, MAEd/TED-S, MAEd/SPE, CERT/AP-E, CERT/AP-S, and CERT/AP-SE — provide the academic preparation to sit for initial teacher certification exams in select states.
Teacher Candidates located in Alabama, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Texas, Utah and West Virginia will be required to obtain Arizona certification first, prior to seeking licensure, in their home state. Candidates located in South Carolina enrolled in the Alternative Pathway Certificate Program will also be required to obtain Arizona certification first, prior to seeking licensure, in their home state.
Teacher Certification Program requirements may change based upon state agency licensure requirements and they can be found at https://www.phoenix.edu/colleges/college-of-education/teacher-licensure/state-requirements.html. The College of Education has made a determination if program requirements in your home state meets, does not meet, or affords no determination. Please check this list regularly prior to contacting your state agency for state-specific requirements.
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.