Fulfill a need while fulfilling a goal
Like most states, Arizona has a serious teacher shortage, and competent, conscientious educators are in demand. Alliant International University, the teaching certification specialist, offers an alternative pathway to your Arizona Teaching Certification, giving you the opportunity for personal growth, academic success, and professional achievement, enriching your life and expanding your potential. Whether you are passionate about early childhood education or want to educate students at a high school level, we are here to provide you the professional knowledge, skill set, and experience to succeed as an Arizona educator.
Alliant specializes in preparing aspiring teachers for Arizona teacher certification with fully-online programs, small class sizes, and classroom simulations to help you get the education and teaching experience you need. All programs are approved by the Arizona State Board of Education, accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), and can put you on the fast-track to your Master of Arts in Education (MAE) in Teaching degree.
Arizona Teaching Certifications
Arizona Alternative Teacher Certification in Elementary Education Recommendation. If you want to become an elementary school teacher in Arizona, this ASBE-approved teacher preparation program prepares you to teach grades pre-K–8 within the state of Arizona.
Arizona Alternative Teacher Certification in Secondary Education Recommendation. If you want to become a middle school or high school teacher in Arizona, this ASBE-approved teacher preparation program prepares you to become a teacher in any 6–12 grade classroom within the state of Arizona.
Master of Arts in Education (MAE) in Teaching
Students in either Arizona teacher preparation program can concurrently earn their Master’s degree in teaching with only three more courses.
Your Path to The Classroom
Online, On Your Time
Courses are taught online, with hands-on experience and video simulations, all leading to a rewarding teaching career in Arizona.
Programs are Arizona State Board of Education-approved, leading to an elementary and secondary school teacher certification in Arizona.
Learn and Earn
As a candidate in the program, if you’re enrolled as an intern, you can also keep or enter into a full-time contract with a school as Teacher of Record.
All Bachelor’s Degrees Welcome
If you have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution, in any subject, you will fulfill this admissions requirement.
Classes Starting Every Eight Weeks
You can enroll in this program at any point in the year; qualified applicants are accepted every eight weeks.
Fast and Focused
The program typically takes 12 months for certification, and an additional two terms for certification and master’s degree.
Advance Your Degree with a Master’s Degree Option
Not only is this an accelerated, graduate-level program, you can also earn your MAE with only three additional classes.
Alliant’s no-cost, In-Service Academy (ISA) will support your ongoing professional development for two years after completing your program.