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Continuing Education Courses for Teachers

At University of Phoenix, we believe in the power of education. That’s why we’ve made Continuing Education Courses for Teachers (CET) more accessible with online-only, 4-week class options. And with multiple start dates, you're in control of taking courses on your schedule.

Through our wide range of support and online tools crafted to help you succeed, you can gain new skills and prepare for your licensure renewal.

You’ve got options

You can choose from more than 100 online CET courses including subjects like Classroom Management, Reading Methods and Curriculum Development and Instruction.

Looking for state endorsements? We can help. Our CET courses align with multiple states around the country. These courses focus on helping you prepare for recertification and licensure renewal or to deepen your understanding of key areas like Early Childhood Education, K-12 Online Teaching, Special Education and Instructional Strategies.

Please visit State Alignments to see which courses align to your state’s Board of Education requirements.

Save time & money

Already taken specific CET courses in subjects like Curriculum Development and Technology in the Classroom or have an academic endorsement? You may be eligible to waive up to 12 credits to be used towards our MAEd/Curriculum & Instruction degree program. This special waiver allows you to finish your MAEd/CI program in about 1 year, saving you more than $6,000 on tuition and fees.

Call us at 844.YES.UOPX to enroll or request more information online today.

Additional fees may be associated with each enrolled course. Please check with an Enrollment Representative.


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Additionally, we have test-preparation courses and a variety of certificate programs. Get started now by calling 866.484.1815 or request more information today.


We offer an extensive catalog that covers everything from special education and administration to reading, elementary and secondary methods. Additionally, we have courses covering traditional classroom approaches along with those that address State Standards, STEM/STEAM methodologies, Educator Ethics, New Teacher Induction and Special Education.

Courses Aligned to State Requirements

It’s important that you check with your district or state licensure specialist to confirm that coursework will be accepted for recertification or endorsements.

See which courses are aligned to your state’s Board of Education requirements:

Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina

To see the most current information about requirements in your state, please visit your state’s official education website.

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Our credit-bearing teacher curriculum is designed to help experienced educators develop, or reinforce, their knowledge of classroom concepts and techniques. This curriculum can help you enhance your career and meet a variety of professional and personal goals.

STEAM/STEM is an instructional focus that integrates science, technology, engineering and mathematics into curriculum and classroom activities. It also provides a means of measurement of student outcomes against the associated content standards.

STEAM/STEM is a national initiative that is considered critical to America’s global leadership. Our courses can help you successfully integrate STEAM/STEM concepts into your curriculum. These courses include:

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Enhance your career with a degree

A degree can help create the future you envision. It can allow you to take advantage of new opportunities or enhance your professional life. Our programs arm you with skills and knowledge that matter in today’s workforce. Explore all of the degree options available and find one that’s right for you.

A teacher’s professional development is a vital part of an educator’s career path. We have a variety of credit and non-credit courses to help improve your skillset and become an even more effective educator. This includes courses to help you meet recertification requirements or gain endorsements.

Recertification

Our expansive list of Continuing Education for Teachers courses is designed to help you meet recertification requirements.

Endorsements

Individual courses and certificate programs in Special Education, Reading, Math and Science to help you develop new skills or teach in a new subject area.

Course alignment

Our courses are designed to meet and align with industry standards.  See which courses align to your state’s Board of Education requirements.

Call 866.484.1809 to get started or request information to learn more.

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Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student's responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student's choice. Individual courses are not eligible for federal financial aid.

It is the student's responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by employers and/or applicable licensing agencies.

Although our continuing education for teachers courses are accepted by some state agencies in the United States toward teacher certifications and endorsements, this may not be the case in all states or foreign jurisdictions. If you plan to use courses for certification or endorsement, please check with your own state agency and your school district for applicability. Continuing education for teachers courses are not intended to apply to degree programs at University of Phoenix. These courses are not eligible for federal financial aid.

While widely available, not all courses are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.