Considering an Online Teaching Certification?

Capella University, the school below with the highest ranking, has proven itself as a leader in certifying students in teaching to become successful teachers, educators, professors, preschool teachers, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently 56,880 individuals employed as education teachers in America, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Kindergarten teachers make on average $50,380 per year and there are about 181,810 of them employed today .

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  • explaining a lesson
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Graduate Cert - College Teaching

This practicum provides learners with an experience that fosters professional growth and development in the role of college or university instructor. Under the supervision of a Capella faculty member, learners observe and assist in the instruction of an online course at Capella University. Learners respond to unit discussions, read and grade assignments, and meet regularly with their supervising faculty member for developmental feedback and support. This course is not available as an elective to learners outside the Post-Master’s Certificate in College Teaching. Prerequisite(s): Completion of all required course work. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.

Online Accelerated Teacher Certification (OATCERT)

The Online Accelerated Teacher Certification (OATCERT) program is designed to aid working professionals earn their initial secondary (grades 7-12) teaching certificate or a Master's degree in Secondary Education within one of the traditional content areas: Math, Science, English, and Social Studies. Developed with the educational experience gained from 150 years of shaping minds, our unique online teacher certification program provides an educational environment that challenges you to reach your highest intellectual potential.

MEd in Adult Education

JIU’s MEd in Adult Education will provide you the practical skills, techniques, and confidence to excel in this growing industry. Our project-based degree program is comprehensive – you will address not only theory, organizational development strategies and assessments of adult learning, but apply this new knowledge to real-world situations.

Montessori Teaching Certificate

The business, technology and health care sectors are constantly evolving and employers in these fields continue to seek out only the well-trained candidates for the job. Our graduates have been successful in meeting the employment requirements of all these industries. This success is a result of CDI College's strong curriculum, learning outcomes and frequent formal industry consultations. Our Department of Academics at CDI College maintains close ties with the business, technology and health care industries to continually assess our curriculum and gain insight about industry needs. Through these consultations we've learned that employers want graduates that are knowledgeable about their field and possess the suitable skill set. As a result, our students receive focused and specialized training on the software, tools and equipment used in their chosen career field. They even work on projects that will prepare them for the challenges they'll face on the job. As you browse through the site, you can explore the diverse, career-focused curriculum that CDI College offers across the country. I'm sure we will be able to help you decide on a career path that suits you. Bohdan J. Bilan Vice-President of Academics CDI College of Business, Technology and Health Care career college, higher education, fun learning environment.

Teaching English as a Second Language - TESL

A degree in ESL teaching qualifies an individual to work in various settings as an ESL instructor, usually in colleges or public schools. Coursework in this discipline includes training in educational methodology, English grammar, linguistics and literary standards, student evaluation techniques, and selection of material. Graduates may qualify to either work in ESL instruction at colleges or private instructional facilities. Many graduates choose to pursue higher levels of education and eventually qualify to work at colleges or universities. Generally a certificate course in ESL instruction is enough for admission to entry-level employment.

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Top 20 US Teaching Schools (campus and online)

Wheaton College
Total Programs 70
Number of Subjects 60
Rank in USA 74th
Yeshiva University
Total Programs 64
Number of Subjects 70
Rank in USA 104th
Wofford College
Total Programs 43
Number of Subjects 49
Rank in USA 132nd
Western Washington University
Total Programs 153
Number of Subjects 121
Rank in USA 143rd
Willamette University
Total Programs 73
Number of Subjects 68
Rank in USA 146th
Westmont College
Total Programs 45
Number of Subjects 53
Rank in USA 167th
Xavier University
Total Programs 90
Number of Subjects 92
Rank in USA 182nd
Whitworth University
Total Programs 65
Number of Subjects 74
Rank in USA 189th
Westminster College
Total Programs 69
Number of Subjects 68
Rank in USA 252nd
York College Pennsylvania
Total Programs 89
Number of Subjects 92
Rank in USA 294th
Winthrop University
Total Programs 73
Number of Subjects 81
Rank in USA 305th
Wilkes University
Total Programs 70
Number of Subjects 77
Rank in USA 342nd
University of South Florida-St. Petersburg Campus
Total Programs 36
Number of Subjects 31
Rank in USA 358th
Westminster College
Total Programs 66
Number of Subjects 74
Rank in USA 369th
Whittier College
Total Programs 54
Number of Subjects 53
Rank in USA 388th
Wheelock College
Total Programs 28
Number of Subjects 24
Rank in USA 456th
Worcester State College
Total Programs 61
Number of Subjects 68
Rank in USA 473rd
Xavier University of Louisiana
Total Programs 65
Number of Subjects 74
Rank in USA 543rd
Wilson College
Total Programs 50
Number of Subjects 66
Rank in USA 548th
Winston-Salem State University
Total Programs 73
Number of Subjects 80
Rank in USA 577th