Certified Teacher

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Certified Teacher

Are you ready to Teach?

If you have a passion for working with children and believe that the value of helping them reach their learning potential carries rewards that are immeasurable, then the Certified Teacher program is for you. Approved and accredited by the State Board of Education, our program will guide you through a well-defined pathway toward certification.

Choose Your Path

Certification can be achieved in 12-16 months, including a paid internship. Currently o ered certifications include:

  • Core Sujbects (EC-6)
  • Core Subjects (4-8)
  • Mathematics (4-8)
  • Mathematics (7-12)
  • Mathematics/Science (4-8)
  • Science (4-8)
  • Science (7-12)
  • Special Education (EC-12) (req EC-6, 4-8 or a HS content area)
  • Bilingual Supplement
  • ESL Supplement
  • Special Education Supplement
  • Technology EC-12

A bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.5 overall or in the last 60 hours is required. Candidates must take and pass appropriate Pre-Admission Content Test (PACT) prior to admission.

Get Started Now!

ACC's Alternative Teacher Certification Program is now accepting applications for the fall semester. All materials must be submitted by August 1, 2018 for admission. Call Mixon Henry at (512) 223-7653 for more information or email mixon.henry@austincc.edu.

If you are ready to teach, then contact our program coordinator to help you with the application process and to set up a personal interview. You should also download the application from this page and submit it, along with your college transcripts, to the Austin Community College Continuing Education registration office. Call today and let us help you get started!

Program Information

Estimated Tuition
Time Commitment
12-16 Months
Hours Vary / Week
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Download The Program
Available in PDF Format

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Your Road Map To Success

EDTC-3000 Pedagogy & Professional Responsibilities

EDTC-2000 Methods for Special Populations

EDTX-3040 Summer Experience: Content Methodology

EDTC-3004 Successful Teaching Practices

EDTC-3005 Supporting the Teaching Experience

EDTC-5054 Fall Internship (Part I)

EDTC-3054 Spring Internship (Part II)

EDTX-3006 Clinical Teaching (Spring or Fall)

View a list of related courses and descriptions for this program.


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