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On-campus and online education programs that prepare the next generation of teachers.

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California Teaching Credentials

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In an unequal world, education can be a great equalizer, and with a teaching credential, you can help make the world a better place for your students. Every school is unique, with its own regulations and standards, but your credential will open doors to new opportunities and prepare you to teach any student in any school.

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Arizona Teaching Certificates

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In this fully online program, you’ll teach full time while enrolled in a state-board-approved educator preparation program, preparing you to apply for state certification. You'll gain valuable teaching experience, hone your knowledge as an educator, and earn the education you need to become a qualified teacher in the state of Arizona.

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School Counseling

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As a school counselor, the difference you make in students’ lives may not show up right away, but the difference you make can last a lifetime. Learn to provide counseling support for students who need to overcome personal and academic challenges. Courses such as adolescent behavior, methodology, evaluation, and counseling prepare you to give every student a chance to prosper.

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School Psychology

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An EdD in educational psychology prepares you to work directly with students as a school psychologist, or help to design and implement systemic improvements to the learning experience. You can apply these skills in teaching or research at the university level, with coursework in leadership, consultation, global education, research design, program development, social justice, and more.

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Administrative Services

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Designed with opportunities to engage in field experiences, collaborative professional learning, and a coaching-based, theory-to-practice approach, our ASC includes research-based practices to align with the requirements of the California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA). Up to 9 units may be applied to the EdD in educational leadership and management.

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Educational Leadership and Management

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Become a leader in education with a doctorate of education in educational leadership and management degree. Learn to use educational theory and principles for strategic planning, directing finances, addressing compliance issues, and managing evolving personnel processes. The EdD offers a K-12 Leadership track.

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Teaching English

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With a Certificate in California Teachers of English Learners (CTEL), Leading to CLAD Certificate or a Bilingual Authorization, you’ll prepare to remove the barriers that exist between people of different cultures and speakers of various languages using technological advances and exploring cross-cultural communication differences. Through these programs, you can build bridges of communication and understanding to make a lasting difference.

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In my experience with Alliant it was very clear from the start that there was a commitment to education being the great equalizer—and so I feel like I got tools through my learning that are allowing me to become a better teacher and be able to  reach out to everyone in my classrooms.

Evelyn Serrano
CSOE Alumna
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California School of Education

California School of Education

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Overview

Whether you want to teach at an elementary school or you plan on becoming a school counselor, a teaching career can be an incredibly rewarding job. Starting in early childhood, young children are molded and shaped into the person they will become, partly by their educators, and there is a need for teachers and educators.

Alliant offers in-person and online education programs that prepare our future teachers for the next generation. Whether you already have your bachelor's degree and are seeking a teacher preparation program, or you are searching for a master's degree program revolving around the professional study of elementary education or middle school education and more, we have an education program that may be right for you. Learn more about our online education degrees and programs!

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About CSOE

The California School of Education at Alliant International University offers a variety of degrees, certificates, and credentials in educational administration and teacher education that prepare you to make a lasting difference through teaching, counseling, leadership, advocacy, administration, management, and community work.

Whether you're looking for an online teaching degree program or an in-person learning experience for your higher education, Alliant will be there to guide you every step of the way. Your path into the classroom - either online or on-ground - is one paved with comprehensive academic excellence through:

  • California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) certification of many of our education programs
  • Degree options including credentials and certificates, undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees, many of which offer specialized emphases
  • On-campus, hybrid, and online college education degree options designed with working professionals in mind
  • Hands-on training with extensive practicum opportunities
  • Multicultural curriculum and an experience rich with diversity and inclusion

You have a calling to be a role-model who guides and supports today's youth. You can heed that call by putting higher education and expertise on your side with our online teaching degrees. Whether you attend classes online or enroll in one of our teacher education programs in California, we ensure you leave equipped with the tools required to inspire your students.

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On Campus and Online Teaching Degrees At Alliant

Whether you want to teach young children or lead a classroom at a four-year college, we make it easy for you to find the teacher certification program that's right for you.

Starting from early childhood, kids are greatly influenced by the teachers they interact with on a daily basis. Because that interaction is so important, we ensure our teacher preparation program helps future educators learn how to interact with students, prepare lesson plans, and structure courses. Along with teaching basics, we also give our students the tools to positively impact our future generation through education and guidance.

Before you sign up for education degree programs, it's important to know that not all colleges with education programs are created equal. At CSOE, our on campus and online programs teach more than just book smarts; they provide hands-on experience to prepare you to step into the classroom with confidence. That's why our California teaching credential programs are approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC), one of the highest standards in the teaching profession.

Along with in-person coursework, we also offer the flexibility of online learning. Our online master's degree program, graduate degree program, and teacher preparation programs are all CTC curriculum approved, so you know you are receiving a high quality education. With experienced faculty and challenging coursework, we’re able to give our graduate and undergraduate students the education they need to succeed as a future teacher. 

If you can see yourself in front of a classroom at an elementary school, you’ll be able to find an in-person or online teaching degree program at Alliant that suits your needs and gives you the confidence to help educate tomorrow’s leaders.